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Title The triple bind of single-parent families : resources, employment and policies to improve wellbeing / edited by Rense Nieuwenhuis, Laurie C. Maldonado.

Publication Info. Bristol : Policy Press, 2018.


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Summary This edited collection examines the risks and issues faced by single parent-families and their children such as poverty, wealth/asset accumulation, health, well-being and combinative development, bringing together scholars from diverse social science backgrounds, including sociology, economics, political science, and social work. This book is the first collection of studies to examine previously neglected social policies related to single-parent families and provides innovative outcomes that will improve the lives and well-being of single parents and their children.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The triple bind of single-parent families: resources, employment and policies / Rense Nieuwenhuis and Laurie C. Maldonado -- Part 1: Adequate resources: 2. Single-mother poverty: how much do educational differences in single motherhood matter? / Juho Härkönen ; 3. The 'wealth-being' of single parents / Eva Sierminska ; 4. Income poverty, material deprivation and lone parenthood / Morag C. Treanor ; 5. Single motherhood and child development in the UK / Susan Harkness and Mariña Fernández Salgado ; 6. Single parenthood and children's educational performance: inequalities among families and schools / Marloes de Lange and Jaap Dronkers ; 7. Wellbeing among children with single parents in Sweden: focusing on shared residence / Emma Fransson, Sara Brolin Låftman, Viveca Östberg and Malin Bergström -- Part 2: Adequate employment: 8. A life-course approach to single mothers' economic wellbeing in different welfare states / Hannah Zagel and Sabine Hübgen ; 9. Doesn't anyone else care? Poverty among working single parents across Europe / Jeroen Horemans and Ive Marx ; 10. Middle-class single parents / Young-hwan Byun ; 11. Does the use of reconciliation policies enable single mothers to work? A comparative examination of European countries / Wim van Lancker ; 12. Whose days are left? Separated parents' use of parental leave in Sweden / Ann-Zofie Duvander and Nicklas Korsell ; 13. Matched on job qualities? Single and coupled parents in European comparison / Ingrid Esser and Karen M. Olsen ; 14. The health penalty of single parents in institutional context / Rense Nieuwenhuis, Anne Grete Tøge and Joakim Palme -- Part 3: Adequate redistributive policy: 15. Cash benefits and poverty in single-parent families / Jonathan Bradshaw, Antonia Keung and Yekaterina Chzhen ; 16. The role of universal and targeted family benefits in reducing poverty in single-parent families / Ann Morissens; 17. Policies and practices for single parents in Iceland / Guðný Björk Eydal ; 18. The structural nature of the inadequate social floor for single-parent families / Bea Cantillon, Diego Collado and Natascha Van Mechelen -- Part 4: Reflections and conclusion: 19. Social justice, single parents and their children / Gideon Calder ; 20. The socioeconomics of single parenthood: reflections on the triple bind / Janet C. Gornick ; 21. Conclusion / Laurie C. Maldonado and Rense Nieuwenhuis.
Note This work is licensed by Knowledge Unlatched under a Creative Commons license
This work is licensed by Knowledge Unlatched under a Creative Commons license
Subject Single parents -- Social conditions.
Single parents -- Employment.
Single-parent families.
Family & Relationships -- Parenting -- Single Parent.
Single-parent Families.
Social services and welfare, criminology.
Social welfare and social services.
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
Social welfare & social services.
Single-parent families. (OCoLC)fst01119481
Single parents -- Employment. (OCoLC)fst01119398
Single parents -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01119411
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Nieuwenhuis, Rense, editor.
Maldonado, Laurie C., editor.
Other Form: Print version: 9781447333647
ISBN 9781447333661 (electronic bk.)
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9781447333647 (electronic bk.)
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Standard No. 9781447333647
UKMGB 018826631
CHVBK 556235339
CHNEW 001035072
UKMGB 018734174

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