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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Families, friends and communities

Nickie Charles, Charlotte Aull Davies and Chris Harris.

in Families in transition

July 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 10373 words.

This chapter argues that the increase in single-person households is not necessarily an indication of choice and that the relative decrease in households consisting of a heterosexual couple...

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Ethnicity, community and social capital

Alice Sullivan.

in Children of the 21st century (Volume 2)

February 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 6958 words.

This chapter focuses on indicators of social capital in the lives of the mothers of the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) children. It explains that the concept of social capital has been...

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Test of Faith: Haredi Communities and the Right to Education

Shmuel Levin.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 16701 words.

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Ultra-orthodox Jewish (‘Haredi’) communities shun any outside influence or external media and maintain traditional customs, dress codes, and strict...

The challenge of profiling communities

Martin Frost and Gillian Harper.

in The National Evaluation of Sure Start

November 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 5118 words.

This chapter describes the use that was made of the Geographical Information System (GIS) to identify young children living in the Sure Start Local Programme (SSLP) neighbourhoods to take...

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Social security law and the divorced wife in Portugal: a proposal based on the community property of acquests marital regime

MJRCV Tomé.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 1999; p ublished online December 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 0 words.

The treatment of divorced women by Portuguese social security and family law is reviewed. The limited protection offered by the social security system is noted and the limitations of the...

Activation or alienation: youth unemployment within different European welfare communities

Jan Carle and Torild Hammer.

in Young people in Europe

April 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 8007 words.

This chapter discusses political behaviour among young unemployed people within the framework of theories of welfare, citizenship, and trust. It notes that the argument for this discussion...

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Children’s perspectives on social exclusion and resilience in disadvantaged urban communities

Malcolm Hill, Katrina Turner, Moira Walker, Anne Stafford and Peter Seaman.

in Children, young people and social inclusion

November 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 6457 words.

This chapter notes that the young people in the study all lived in disadvantaged areas, often in low-income households. On the whole, they were happy with the places they lived in, largely...

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Violence and families: boundaries, memories and identities

Linda McKie and Nancy Lombard.

in Families in society

September 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 5978 words.

This chapter takes a very different approach to issues relating to health and well-being through a focus on violence. The prevalence of domestic violence indicates that the family and home...

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Impact of Sure Start Local Programmes on children and families

Jay Belsky and Edward Melhuish.

in The National Evaluation of Sure Start

November 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 7238 words.

This chapter presents findings related to the effectiveness of SSLPs in fostering the well being of nine-month-olds (who are being studied again at ages three and five) and 36-month-olds...

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Conclusion: autonomy, dialogue and recognition

Thomas Nigel.

in Children, politics and communication

May 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 5219 words.

This chapter draws together themes from all the preceding contributions in order to ask some questions about child-adult relationships, questions of theoretical interest that are also...

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The children of Loxicha: participation beyond the UNCRC rhetoric?

Anne-Marie Smith.

in Children, politics and communication

May 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 7087 words.

This chapter is based on the ethnographic research carried out in Oaxaca City, Mexico. It focuses on the lives of the displaced children of Loxicha, in particular their involvement in their...

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Training

Emma Williamson.

in Domestic violence and health

December 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 5015 words.

This chapter examines a range of practical tools that can be utilised in both training and clinical practice. If a general practitioner perceives his own role in relation to the other...

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Conclusion

Amy T. Schalet.

in Not Under My Roof

November 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 3785 words.

This book concludes by showing that adolescent sexual and emotional development remains considerably less problem-fraught in the Netherlands. Even though Dutch youth initiate sex at...

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Children's health

Carol Dezateux, Lucy Foster, Rosemary Tate, Suzanne Walton, Lamiya Samad, Helen Bedford, Suzanne Bartington, Catherine Peckham, Tim Cole and Neville Butler.

in Children of the 21st century

October 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 8066 words.

After considering the data sources in more detail, this chapter describes health during infancy of the cohort children through investigating the baby's birthweight, its infant weight at 8–9...

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Children’s autonomous organisation: reflections from the ground

Vicky Johnson.

in Children, politics and communication

May 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 6489 words.

This chapter draws primarily on research in community settings in the UK, but also on international examples, to explore some of the tensions around children and young people's autonomous...

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Introduction

Sharmila Rudrappa.

in Discounted Life

December 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 6436 words.

This introductory chapter presents a newspaper article about transferring surrogated babies born in India to the United Kingdom. It described Indian surrogate mothers as miserable women who...

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The National Evaluation of Sure Start

Edited by Jay Belsky, Jacqueline Barnes and Edward Melhuish.

November 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 240 pages.

Sure Start Local Programmes (SSLPs) were a major strategic effort by New Labour towards ending child poverty. By changing the way services were delivered to children under four and their...

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Working and parenting in the middle years

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty and David Ralph.

in Family rhythms

February 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 17537 words.

This chapter discusses changes in the ‘middle years’ when people expend most energy caring for those who are younger or older, while also working and contributing taxes that enable the...

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How Sure Start Local Programme areas changed

Jacqueline Barnes.

in The National Evaluation of Sure Start

November 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 7692 words.

This chapter discusses the average amount of change in SSLP areas, which is akin to looking at change in a group of children who vary in age from three of four years to late teenage years,...

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Children and the local economy: another way to achieve social inclusion

Rosie Edwards.

in Children, young people and social inclusion

November 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 5957 words.

This chapter sets three challenges to those seeking to tackle child poverty and social exclusion. The first is that the local economy can have an impact on child poverty. The second is that...

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