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- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 65.00
Why are most British lone mothers unemployed? And is 'welfare to work' the right sort of policy response? This book provides an in-depth analysis of how lone mothers negotiate the relationship between motherhood and paid work. It focuses on social capital in different neighbourhoods, local labour markets and welfare states. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
Peri-urban interfaces - the zones where urban and rural areas meet - suffer from the greatest problems to humans caused by rapid urbanization, including intense pressures on resources, slum formation, lack of adequate services such as water and sanitation, poor planning and degradation of farmland. These areas, home to hundreds of millions of people,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 180.00
Providing a comprehensive analysis of comparative gender difference in the EU, this book addresses a spectrum of gender issues. From employment and households, to culture, sexuality and male violence, the book transcends any 'economy/culture' divide. This wide coverage is placed within a conceptual view of structured 'gender cultures' which vary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.95
Single mothers caring for dependent children are an important and increasing population in industrialized countries. In some, single mothers are seen primarily as mothers and few have paid work; in others, they are regarded as workers and most have paid work; and sometimes they are seen as an uneasy combination of the two with varying proportions taking... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 57.60
Unmarried opposite-sex cohabitation is rapidly increasing in Britain. Using findings from a recent study, combining a nationally representative analysis of cohabitation and marriage with indepth qualitative data, this book explores public attitudes to cohabitation, marriage and the 'common-law marriage' myth. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95
While the family and its role continues to be a key topic in social and government policy, much of the literature is concerned with describing the dramatic changes that are taking place. By contrast, Analysing Families directly addresses the social processes responsible for these changes - how social policy interacts with what families actually do.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.00
This title uses the concept of environmental space to resolve many of the issues facing us in the future and applies the lessons specifically to the UK. Believing that we occupy more environmental space than the world can afford, this book seeks to explain what we can do to live comfortably within what we actually have through efficiency and sufficiency.... more...