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'To be a good husband and father' : a study of men over 40 in Wyong who are not in full-time work. /

by University of Newcastle. Department of Social Work.

Publisher: Callaghan, N.S.W. Department of Social Work, University of Newcastle 1994Description: 37 P. + appendices.Notes: December 1994 Cover titleAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A tale of two fathers : more are active, but more are absent /

by Livingston, Gretchen | PEW Research Center | Parker, Kim.

Publisher: Washington, DC PEW Research Center 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2011Summary: The role of fathers in the modern American family is changing in important and countervailing ways. Fathers who live with their children have become more intensely involved in their lives, spending more time with them and taking part in a greater variety of activities. However, the share of fathers who are residing with their children has fallen significantly in the past half century. In 1960, only 11% of children in the U.S. lived apart from their fathers. By 2010, that share had risen to 27%. The share of minor children living apart from their mothers increased only modestly, from 4% in 1960 to 8% in 2010.According to a new Pew Research Center analysis of the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), more than one-in-four fathers with children 18 or younger now live apart from their children -with 11% living apart from some of their children and 16% living apart from all of their children.Availability: (1)

Beyond unemployment : the realistic job prospects of disadvantaged workers. /

by Macdonald, Fiona | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic.Paper presented at fifth National Conference on Unemployment, RMIT University, 1st & 2nd October 1998 1998Description: 8 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).
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Collaborative responsibility : a capacity building approach based on research with recently arrived Muslim men /

by Chafic, Wafa F | Auburn Migrant Resource Centre.

Publisher: Auburn, N.S.W. Auburn Migrant Resource Centre 2008Notes: Auburn Migrant Resource Centre ReportSummary: This research was carried out over a two-year period (2006-2008). A methodology utilising a combination of one-to-one interviews, group consultations, and a questionnaire, elicited information on the following: ; - Muslim men's experience of life in Australia specifically tackling their concerns, challenges and positive encounters, ; - the type of information, support or services Muslim men regarded as useful in their settlement transition, ; - linkages which served to mitigate isolation within the wider community; and/or augment their sense of connectedness and settlement in Australian society ; - identifying key principles and/or values important to these menAvailability: No items available

Engendering social policy. /

by Watson, Sophie (ed.) | Doyal, Lesley (ed.).

Publisher: Buckingham, U.K. Open University Press 1999Description: [vii], 211 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction / Sophie Watson -- 1. The changing worlds of work and families / Hilary Land -- 2. Sex, gender and health : a new approach / Lesley Doyal -- 3. City/genders / Sophie Watson -- 4. 'She's there for me' : caring in a rural community / Imogen Taylor -- 5. Child protection policy and practice : women in the front line / Elaine Farmer and Margaret Boushel -- 6. The criminalization of female poverty / Christina Pantazis -- 7. Domestic violence policy in the 1990s / Gill Hague -- 8. Fatherhood, children and violence : placing the UK in an international context / Marianne Hester and Lynne Harne -- 9. Mainstreaming equality / Teresa Rees -- 10. 'Dangerous and different' : reconstructions of madness in the 1990s and the role of mental health policy / Sarah Payne.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Survey 2005 : paid paternity leave. /

by Australia. Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency.

Publisher: North Sydney, N.S.W. Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency 2006Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.eowa.gov.au/Developing_a_Workplace_Program/Employment_Matter_Resources/EM_5_Resources/_Paid_Parental_Leave/EOWA_2005_Paid_Paternity_Leave_Survey_Results.pdf' Checked: 22/04/2009 2:28:38 PM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

In the best interests of children : reforming the Child Support Scheme. /

by Australia. Department of Family and Community Services. Ministerial.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. The Department 2005Description: viii, 284 p.: ill., tables.Notes: Alternative title: Report of the Ministerial Taskforce on Child Support.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Intra-household time allocation : gender differences in caring for children /

by Garc a-Mainar, Inmaculada | Institute for the Study of Labor | Molina, Jos Alberto | Montuenga, V ctor M.

Publisher: Bonn, Germany Institute for the Study of Labor 2009Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This paper analyses the intra-household allocation of time to show gender differences in childcare. In the framework of a general efficiency approach, hours spent on childcare by each parent are regressed against individual and household characteristics, for five samples (Denmark, France, Germany, Italy and Spain), with data being drawn from the European Community Household Panel-ECHP (1994-2001). Empirical results show a clear inequality in childcare between fathers and mothers, with this being more evident in Mediterranean countries. Panel data estimates reveal that, in general, caring tasks are mainly influenced by the presence of young children in the household, by the total non-labor income, and by the ratio of mothers' non-labor income to family's non-labor income, with this latter variable exhibiting a different behavior across genders and across countries.Availability: (1)

Long work hours and the wellbeing of fathers and their families. /

by Weston, Ruth | Gray, Matthew | Qu, Lixia | Stanton, David.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Institute of Family Studies 2004Description: 25 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: April 2004Availability: (1)

Men's uptake of family-friendly employment provisions. /

by Bittman, Michael | Hoffmann, Sonia | Thompson, Denise.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. Department of Family and Community Services 2004Description: xii, 208 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Availability: (1)

Mothers and fathers with young children : paid employment, caring and wellbeing /

by Baxter, Jennifer | Australia. Department of Families, Housing, Community ervices and Indigenous Affairs | Gray, Matthew | Alexander, Michael.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. The Department 2007Description: xii, 139 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-139) FaCSIA0224.07.03 July 2007Summary: The paper examines how the use of child care, the time parents spend with children, and parental wellbeing relate to parental employment. The analysis in this paper is based on Wave 1 of the Longitudinal Survey of Australian Children (LSAC) confidentialised unit record file.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Re-engaging separated fathers with their children after contact has broken down. /

by King, Andrew | Fletcher, Ross.

Publisher: 2007Availability: No items available

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