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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
Research on childhood is a growing area of interest in social policy. Covering both familial and institutional settings, this book explores relevant issues, including the female workforce and changing family forms. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 196.00
Based on qualitative research with young people aged from 18 to 30 in five European countries, this book examines young peoples pathways to adulthood, and their perspectives on their future work and family lives. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95
This work argues that children's needs have often been neglected in the social sciences, especially in the areas of law, social policy and sociology. It presents empirical research on children in contemporary family settings and provides suggestions for future research and policy initiatives. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 51.00
Taking family life as the focus, this book explores a critical moment in teenagers and parents lives with respect to the transition to adulthood, a point at which young people and parents take important decisions about the future, especially concerning education, training and the labour market. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 130.00
Increased longevity and better health are changing the nature of family life. In the context of changes in the world of work, increased divorce and a declining welfare state, multi-generation or 'beanpole families' are a potential resource for family support. Focusing on four-generation families and the two central careers of the life course - employment... more...
- Policy Press 2009; US$ 99.00
Based upon cross-national case studies of public and private sector workplaces, "Work, families and organisations in transition" illustrates how workplace practices and policies impact on employees' experiences of "work-life balance" in contemporary shifting contexts. more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 63.00
The Handbook for Social Research Methods is a must for every social-science researcher. It charts the new and evolving terrain of social research methodology, covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods in one volume. more...