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Family Conflict

Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee, and George Ward

in The Origins of Happiness: The Science of Well-Being over the Life Course

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196336
eISBN:
9780691196954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196336.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter discusses the effects of family conflict on children. Break-ups and separations on an increased scale is a relatively modern phenomenon—one of the more important changes over the last ... More


Grandparents’ relationships with grandchildren: continuity and change

Neil Ferguson, Gillian Douglas, Nigel Lowe, Mervyn Murch, and Margaret Robinson

in Grandparenting in divorced families

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344984
eISBN:
9781447302452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter asks ‘what importance do grandchildren attach to their relationship with their grandparents and how might these relationships be affected by divorce?’; and ‘is there evidence of ... More


Strategic challenges in child welfare services: a comparative study of Australia, England and Sweden

Gabrielle Meagher, Natasha Cortis, and Karen Healy

in Social Policy Review 21: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2009

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423733
eISBN:
9781447303480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423733.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter considers an under-researched area of considerable significance — how shared residence is managed in households where the biological parents no longer live together. It compares how ... More


Childhood and Delinquency

David Brandt

in Delinquency, Development, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108941
eISBN:
9780300127775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108941.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of what is understood about how children become delinquent. It focuses on the risk factors associated with juvenile delinquency. Some of the inherent biological ... More


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