Aurora P. Jackson

AREAS OF INTEREST

Children and Families

RECENT BOOKS & PUBLICATIONS

Low-wage employment and parenting style.

Jackson, A. P., Bentler, P. M., & Franke, T. (2008). Low-wage employment and parenting style. Social Work, 53, 267-278.

Parenting efficacy and the early school adjustment of poor and near-poor black children.

Jackson, A. P.,  Choi, J. K., & Bentler, P. M. (2009). Parenting efficacy and the early school adjustment of poor and near-poor black children. Journal of Family Issues, 30, 1399-1455.

Poor single mothers with young children: Mastery, relations with nonresident fathers, and child outcomes.

Jackson, A. P.,  Choi, J. K., & Franke, T. M. (2009). Poor single mothers with young children: Mastery, relations with nonresident fathers, and child outcomes. Social Work Research, 33, 95-106.

Professor of Social Welfare
Social Welfare
Ph.D. in Social Welfare, Ohio State University
(310) 825-4198

Dr. Jackson’s scholarship examines the interrelationships among work, welfare, maternal psychological well-being, parenting in the home environment (including involvement by nonresident fathers), and child outcomes in families headed by low-income, single-parent mothers with young children.  Dr. Jackson’s research on current and former welfare recipients has been funded by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the William T. Grant Foundation, the National Center on Minority Health Disparities, and a visiting scholarship at the Russell Sage Foundation.  Her work is published in American Journal of Community Psychology, Child Development, Children and Youth Services Review, Journal of Family Issues, Journal of Social Service Research, Race and Social Problems, Social Service Review, Social Work, and Social Work Research.  Some of her recent publications include the following.

Aurora P. Jackson

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First Name: 
Aurora P.
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Jackson
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Professor of Social Welfare
Degrees: 
Ph.D. in Social Welfare, Ohio State University
Bio: 

Dr. Jackson’s scholarship examines the interrelationships among work, welfare, maternal psychological well-being, parenting in the home environment (including involvement by nonresident fathers), and child outcomes in families headed by low-income, single-parent mothers with young children.  Dr. Jackson’s research on current and former welfare recipients has been funded by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the William T. Grant Foundation, the National Center on Minority Health Disparities, and a visiting scholarship at the Russell Sage Foundation.  Her work is published in American Journal of Community Psychology, Child Development, Children and Youth Services Review, Journal of Family Issues, Journal of Social Service Research, Race and Social Problems, Social Service Review, Social Work, and Social Work Research.  Some of her recent publications include the following.

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