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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Recent years have seen a concern with how family and community relationships have changed across the generations, whether for better or worse, and particularly how they have been affected by social and economic developments. But how can we think about and research the nature of the present in relation to the past and vice versa? Researching... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
Contemporary welfare provision poses serious challenges for social policy. Large and rapid changes are said to be taking place in the way we live, work and relate to each other, characterised by anxiety and insecurity. Risk and Citizenship explores how new and diffrent forms of citizenship are evolving in the context of this 'risk society' and the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 68.00
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...
- SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 48.00
How can researchers produce work with relevance to theoretical and formal traditions and requirements of public academic knowledge while remaining faithful to the experiences of research participants based in private settings? This book explores this key dilemma and examines the interplay between theory, epistemology and the detailed practice of research. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
Drawing on research from the Timescapes Study, this volume discusses the life chances and experiences of children and young people, parents and older generations. A unique qualitative longitudinal study forms the basis for the chapter contributions, delivering policy-relevant findings to address individual and family lives over time. 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...
- 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 2006; US$ 55.95
Sibling Identity and Relationships explores the special place that siblings occupy in the lives of children and young people, providing new insights into sibling identity and relationships. Drawing on social constructionist and psychodynamic perspectives, it discusses who constitutes a sibling, emotional connections and separations, conflict and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
People from a ?mixed? or ?inter? racial and ethnic background, and people partnering and parenting across different racial and ethnic backgrounds, are of increasing political, public and intellectual interest internationally. Contributors to this interdisciplinary collection interrogate notions of mixedness and mixing, and challenge stereotypical... more...