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Family practices in later life

Pat Chambers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420534
eISBN:
9781447302346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420534.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

There is no shortage of political and moral commentary on family life. Frequently the underlying theme of these commentaries is the decline of contemporary family commitment, particularly when older ... More


Contemporary social evils

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424099
eISBN:
9781447301981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424099.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Which underlying problems pose the greatest threat to British society in the twenty-first century? A hundred years after its philanthropist founder identified poverty, alcohol, drugs and gambling ... More


Flexibility or flexploitation? Problems with work–life balance in a low-income neighbourhood

Hartley Dean

in Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

‘Work-life balance’ is a contested notion, involving conflicting interpretations of ‘flexibility’ in relation to employment and family commitments. It may be justified on the basis of social care, a ... More


Teleconference focus groups with fathers: ‘You’re on the line with …’

Simon Burnett and Caroline Gatrell

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/9781447331476.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter analyses methodological issues experienced in the employment of audio teleconference focus groups in fatherhood research. It cites a research project entitled ‘Work Life Balance: Working ... More


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