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Lone parents, employment and social policy

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Published by Policy Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Employment & unemployment,
  • Family welfare,
  • Single parents,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Australia,
  • Netherlands,
  • Norway,
  • USA,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Research,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. Millar (Editor), Karen Rowlingson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8629846M
    ISBN 101861343205
    ISBN 109781861343208

    Mar 12,  · Work programmes fail to recognise single parents' needs, study claims social policy editor. improving and the payment by results design means it only pays providers to get lone parents. Sep 28,  · Providing a state of the art overview, this comprehensive Handbook is an essential introduction to the subject of Gender and Social Policy. Bringing together original contributions and research from leading researchers it covers the theoretical perspectives of the field, the central policy terrain of gender inequalities of income, employment and care, and family cheathamhillelementary.com by: 1.

    iii Editorial Note and Acknowledgements This paper was prepared as the US case study for a conference on “Lone Parents and Employment”, held in Bath, England, October th, and is forthcoming in Lone Parents, Employment and Social Policy: Cross- national comparisons (Jane Millar and Karen Rowlingson, editors) to be published by Policy Press. Using large scale and longitudinal panel and register data, the reader will gain insight in complex processes across time. More qualitative case studies on the other hand discuss the definition of lone parenthood, the public debate around it, and the social and subjective representations of .

    Aug 21,  · Improvements in health have been used to justify mandating employment for lone parents, but new research shows that their health is unlikely to improve under these measures. More qualitative case studies on the other hand discuss the definition of lone parenthood, the public debate around it, and the social and subjective representations of lone parents themselves. This book aims at sociologists, demographers, psychologists, political scientists, family therapists, and policy makers who want to gain new insights.


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Nov 07,  · Policy makers across the world are confronting issues relating to lone parents and employment, with many governments seeking to increase the participation of lone parents in employment and social policy book labour market. This book is based on an up-to-date analysis of provisions within particular countries, examining whether and Lone parents policies support and encourage employment, and drawing out policy lessons.

Policy makers across the world are confronting issues relating to lone parents and employment, with many governments seeking to increase the participation of lone parents in the labour market. This book is based on an up-to-date analysis of provisions within particular countries, examining whether and how policies support and encourage employment, and drawing out policy lessons.

The countries. Employment policies for lone parents in the Netherlands / Trudie Knijn and Frits van Wel --Lone parents, employment and social policy in France: Journal of Social Policy "This book offers valuable analyses and broader issues of policy changes that have recently taken Read more User-contributed reviews.

Chapters are written by leading experts on lone parenthood in each country. Lone parents, employment and social policy is essential reading for students in social policy, sociology, human geography, gender and women's studies, as well as policy makers and practitioners in the.

Get this from a library. Lone parents, employment and social policy: cross-national comparisons. [J Millar; Karen Rowlingson;] -- Policy makers across the world are confronting issues relating to lone parents and employment, with many governments seeking to increase the participation of lone parents in the labour market.

This. Buy Lone parents, employment and social policy: Cross-national Comparisons 1 by Jane Millar, Karen Rowlingson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible cheathamhillelementary.com: Jane Millar, Karen Rowlingson. Lone parents, employment and social policy is essential reading for students in social policy, sociology, human geography, gender and women's studies, as well as policy makers and practitioners in the field of lone parents and employment.

Lone parents are facing a changing environment of social protection because of reduction in services and monies available because of the central government cuts. With the Coalition Government there has been a shift away from supporting lone parents being full time carers at.

Book Section: Bradshaw, Jonathan () Policy and the employment of lone parents in 20 countries: an interest in social security policy or economics, were invited to participate in the research on the basis of their reliability, accessibility to the necessary data, knowledge 4 Policy and the Employment of Lone Parents in 20 Countries.

In Britain, unemployment amongst lone parents remains persistently high. It does so despite government funded employment and training initiatives, and the tightening of welfare benefits. In Octoberthe Government launched its National Child Care Strategy, aimed partly at getting lone parents back to cheathamhillelementary.com by: Lo ne Parents and Employment: What are the Real Issues.

A research report by One Family November Promoting understanding - Informing policy POVERTY funded by RESEARCH INITIATIVE. ThIs REPoRT Was fundEd by ThE CombaT PovERTy agEnCy undER ITs PovERTy REsEaRCh InITIaTIvE.

experiences of lone parents on social welfare and on the factors. Request PDF | Welfare Reform and the Employment of Lone Parents | Employment rates for lone parents in the UK in the early s were extremely low, when compared with those in other countries or.

Lone parents forced into work by policy changes lost income of employment options for lone parents in low-paid and part-time work.

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Author: Kitty Holland. Dec 13,  · About this book. By examining the the role of evidence in social policymaking and the extent of its influence, Evidence and Evaluation in Social Policy delves deeply into one of the central questions of the field for the last 20 Understanding Employment Barriers for Lone Parents in Great Britain: Research Gaps and Missed Opportunities.

Lone parents have been an important area of social policy study, given their high rates of receipt of social assistance. Their low incomes may be traced to low rates of economic activity, low rates of maintenance receipt, and relatively lower earnings when in paid work.

Lone Parents and Employment: What are the Real Issues. Page 4 lone parents plan to work in the future and most see the benefits of employment for their family. • 81 per cent agree that parenting is a full time job • 51 per cent believe that parenting is the best job in the world •.

This is the first major sample survey of lone-parent families in the UK (now numbering over 1 million). It provides information on the routes into and out of lone parenthood and on lone parents' financial circumstances, employment, housing, attitudes and behaviour.

As in other industralized countries, the numbers of lone-parent families has been increasing in recent years. Nov 09,  · A major challenge for social policy is to reduce the poverty risk of lone parents by providing social transfers and/or reducing taxes. Both measures are used in France.

The lone parents benefit was introduced in the mids to support lone parents during transitions. The benefit was temporary and cheathamhillelementary.com by: 2. Lone parents, employment and social Policy in France: lessons from a family-friendly policy Chapter (PDF Available) · January with 34 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

and Social Policy Unit in September He has researched on a range of households in the UK is clear, with an employment rate of lone parents below that of most countries in the OECD. Furthermore, it is below the proportion of Parenting Alone, Policy Exchange, Single parent.

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