A new study is unveiling the single mother's true identity a growing population of white women living in the suburbs. Single mothers are the head of nearly 10 million homes in America, according to the report, "Valuing Working Mothers: The Future of Our Communities."
It's commissioned by the Eleanor Foundation
, a Chicago-based policy group that aims to raise money to improve working conditions for women. The study which examines the impact of single-mother-run households in major cities including Chicago is co-authored by University of Chicago research fellow Malcolm Bush who is a research fellow at Chapin Hall, a policy research center at the University of Chicago. Music Button: Charles Schillings, "No Communication", from the CD Hotel Costes, (Wagram records)