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Young single mothers and ‘welfare reform’ in the US

Christine Carter McLaughlin and Kristin Luker

in When children become parents: Welfare state responses to teenage pregnancy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346780
eISBN:
9781447304272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346780.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the emergence of teenage pregnancy as a social problem in the US, paradoxically at a time when teenage pregnancy is declining. It presents statistical data on adolescent birth ... More


Introduction: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Eriksson Maria and Pringle Keith

in Tackling men's violence in families: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346032
eISBN:
9781447303640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346032.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the increasing awareness in Nordic countries of men's violence against women and children as a social problem. This book resulted from the ... More


Researching fatherhood and place: adopting an ethnographic approach

Therése Wissö

in Fathers, Families and Relationships: Researching everyday lives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331476
eISBN:
9781447331490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331476.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter presents an ethnographic approach as a potential way of gaining knowledge about disadvantaged fathers, including poor fathers, fathers with insecure employment, and fathers from minority ... More


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