Lone Parent Families

Karen Rowlingson , Stephen McKay

Editura: Prentice Hall
Appropriate as supplemental reading for courses in Social Policy and Social Studies that examine the role of parenting in society. The subject of lone mothers is a controversial and highly topical social and political issue. This unique core text examines the key issues in the debate, and assesses their impact on the UK and other countries in a comprehensive and accessible way. Broad in scope, it covers a wide range of issues including gender roles, the relationship of the family and the state, and the relationship between social policy and labour market policy.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    PART ONE. THE CONTEXT
    1. Lone parent families today
    2. The fall and rise of lone parenthood
    3. Thinking about lone parenthood
    4. . The role of the state
    PART TWO. LONE PARENT FAMILIES AND SOCIAL POLICY
    5. Poverty and social security
    6. Work and employment
    7. Care and welfare of children
    8. Non-resident parents and child support
    9. Health, housing and hardship
    10. Conclusions
    Appendix 1: Sources of quantitative data on lone parent families
    Appendix 2: Useful internet sites
    References
    Index

     

  • Data Publicarii : 2002
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 264
  • ISBN : 9780582287617
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