Lone parent families in the European Community
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Lone parent families in the European Community the 1992 report to the European Commission by Jo Roll

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Published by European Family and Social Policy Unit in London .
Written in English


  • Single-parent family -- European Economic Community countries.

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StatementJo Roll.
ContributionsFamily Policy Studies Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination39p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19571599M

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This report provides an overview of the numbers, characteristics, and economic situation of lone-parent families in the European Community. The report aims to take at least a first step toward providing information that would enable policy-makers to address the problems faced by single-parent families. The report concludes that women's responsibility for child care was a major Cited by: 2.   Abstract. The increase of lone-parent families is a common phenomenon across Europe. Lone parent families have been the focus of extensive research as these families are in a vulnerable position in society. In this chapter we firstly explore the proportion of lone-parent families across the European Union; secondly, Author: Mia Tammelin, Ilkka Virmasalo, Outi Alakärppä. characteristics and economic situation of lone parent families in the European Community. It updates the information presented three years ago in a report for the European Commission's Action Programme on Equal Opportunities for Men and Women. 1 The earlier report set out some of the reasons why lone parents raise 'equal opportunities' issues.   The following books are taken from a new guide to such books ("Families Just Like Us") to be published next month by Book Trust and the National Council for One Parent Families ( ) or Author: Alexandra Strick.

In the early 21st century, the lone parent discourse developed into a problematic discourse, with lone parents associated with welfare dependency, social security fraud, juvenile delinquency.   In June the Centre for Social Justice published a report into the extent and effects of lone parent families in the UK. The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) was established as an independent think-tank by the Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP in As Conservative Party leader Iain Duncan Smith said: “In. lone parent households represents a significant loss to the economy. The UK’s lone parent employment rate is low relative to its European neighbours, and increasing employment rates to the EU average would amount to moving more than a quarter of a million extra lone parents into work. This would provide aFile Size: 1MB.   Single parents are those who raise children without the help of the other biological parent in the home. Single-parent families are determined by the sex of the "primary carer," responsible for the children the majority of the time, and they can be either mother-only or father-only families.

Throughout this book the subjects of the research are described as "lone parents" or "lone-parent families" instead of "one parent" or "single-parent families". The general description. European Journal of Research in Social Sciences Vol. 4 No. 9, ISSN Progressive Academic Publishing, UK Page 4 Research Hypotheses Hi: There is a significant difference in problems faced by children in single parent families when compared to children in dual parent Size: KB. Single-Parent Families book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Students explore and understand the meaning of family relatio 3/5.   Children of single-parent families suffer measurable harm. But the problems of the family are far more complex than the popular debate often suggests. In , when Dan Quayle condemned the television character Murphy Brown for giving birth out of wedlock, he reopened an old debate that quickly became highly : Sara Mclanahan.