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  • Lives and timeby Julia Brannen

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    This lecture addresses lives and time: the ways in which people live their lives as journeys in time and the ways in which their lives are shaped by time. more...

  • Fathers and Sonsby Julia Brannen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This book explores how masculinities and fatherhood are transmitted across family generations of white British, Irish and Polish fathers. Providing unique insights into men's lives, migration, employment, father-son relationships and intergenerational transmission, it offers a rich methodological story of how intergenerational research is done. more...

  • Mixing Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Researchby Julia Brannen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 84.95

    This book focuses on a key issue in the methodology of the social and behavioural sciences: the mixing of different research methods. The extent to which qualitative and quantitative research differ from one another has long been a subject of debate. Although many methodologists have concluded that the two approaches are not mutually exclusive, there... more...

  • Children, Research And Policyby Basil Bernstein; Julia Brannen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Young Europeans, Work and Familyby Julia Brannen; Susan Lewis; Anne Nilsen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Based on qualitative research carried out with young people aged from 18 to 30 in five European countries, Young Europeans, Work and Family examines young people's pathways to adulthood, and their perspectives on their future work and family lives. This enlightening book investigates young people from a range of social classes and at various phases... more...

  • Children In Familiesby Julia Brannen; Margaret O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    Much academic work on families and households has focused in the past on the adult members. However, a surge of interest in children's issues has occurred recently in the social sciences. A key theoretical assumption in this area of research is that children's relationships and cultures are worthy of study in their own right and that children play... more...

  • Connecting Childrenby Kalwant Bhopal; Julia Brannen; Ellen Heptinstall

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 67.95

    Connecting Children focuses on children's understandings of care and their views of different family lives. It portrays the lives of children aged 11-12 and shows how families connect children in different ways both in the household but also in their wider kinship networks. The children studied reflect upon family life and especially upon situations... more...

  • Young People, Health and Family Lifeby Julia Brannen; Kathryn Dodd; Ann Oakley

    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...

  • Working and Caring over the Twentieth Centuryby Julia Brannen; Peter Moss; Ann Mooney

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 135.00

    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...

  • Coming to Careby Julia Brannen; June Statham; Ann Mooney

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 99.00

    This book provides fascinating insights into the factors that influence why people enter and leave care work, their motivations, understandings and experiences of their work and intersection of it with their family lives. more...