Under the same roof: an international comparison of multigenerational families and children’s mathematics achievement

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Under the same roof : an international comparison of multigenerational families and children’s mathematics achievement. / Hampden-Thompson, Gillian.

In: International Journal of Sociology Of The Family, Vol. 38, No. 1, 03.2012, p. 39-43.

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Hampden-Thompson, G 2012, 'Under the same roof: an international comparison of multigenerational families and children’s mathematics achievement', International Journal of Sociology Of The Family, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 39-43.

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Hampden-Thompson, G. (2012). Under the same roof: an international comparison of multigenerational families and children’s mathematics achievement. International Journal of Sociology Of The Family, 38(1), 39-43.

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Hampden-Thompson G. Under the same roof: an international comparison of multigenerational families and children’s mathematics achievement. International Journal of Sociology Of The Family. 2012 Mar;38(1):39-43.

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Hampden-Thompson, Gillian. / Under the same roof : an international comparison of multigenerational families and children’s mathematics achievement. In: International Journal of Sociology Of The Family. 2012 ; Vol. 38, No. 1. pp. 39-43.

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