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Diversity and change in Australian families : statistical profiles. /

by De Vaus, David.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Institute of Family Studies 2004Description: xvi, 335 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 322-328) and index.Summary: Over the last 25 or so years there is hardly an aspect of family life which has not changed. David de Vaus has produced a snapshot of the changing trends family life in Australia. The information has three main focus areas: ; The diversity of family types: couple families, lone parent families, other family types; ; The changes and transitions a family may experience: partnering and separation, decisions to have children or not, transitions in childhood and adolescence into adulthood; ; The issues affecting families: household expenditure, employment issues, childcare, relationship breakdown, caring for older people and people with disabilities in the family.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Early health related behaviours and their impact on later life chances : evidence from the US. /

by Burgess, Simon M | Propper, Carol.

Publisher: London, U.K. Centre for Analysis for Social Exclusion 1998Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: February 1998Availability: (1)
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Effect of family structure on life satisfaction : Australian evidence. /

by Evans, M. D. R | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research | Kelley, Jonathan.

Publisher: [Parkville, Vic.] Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: September 2004 Includes bibliographical references (p. 22-25)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Factors associated with relationship dissolution of Australian families with children. /

by Butterworth, Peter | Oz, Tamar | Rodgers, Bryan | Berry, Helen.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 2008Description: vi, 48 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography: p. 45-48. Family & early years Into & out of work Retirement & ageingAvailability: (1)

Hidden exploitation : women in forced labour, marriage and migration : understanding the gaps in prevention and protection needs in trafficking and exploitation of women and girls in Australia : an evidence review /

by Burn, Jennifer | Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand | Simmons, Frances | Hollonds, Jemma | Power, Kate.

Publisher: Abbotsford, Vic. Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand 2012Description: 58 p. & summary.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: "Report commissioned by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand and prepared by Anti-Slavery Australia in partnership with the Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning at the University of Technology, Sydney. Associate Professor Jennifer Burn, Frances Simmons, Jemma Hollonds, Kate Power, Pam Stewart and Nicole Watson."--T.p. verso. Includes bibliographical references (p. 50-55)Summary: This report exposes gaps in knowledge and services relating to the labour of women in Australia. Along with an assessment of the needs, it provides suggestions for a way forward in terms of possible partnerships for developing knowledge, services and advocacy. The gaps considered include labour force, forced labour, forced migration and forced marriage.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Marriage breakdown in Australia : social correlates, gender and initiator status. /

by Hewitt, Belinda.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) 2008Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.fahcsia.gov.au/research/prp35/sprp35.pdf' Checked: 2/03/2009 9:53:54 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success response Family & early yearsSummary: This paper aims to obtain a better understanding of marriage breakdown in the Australian context, with a particular focus on gender differences. The findings are grouped into three main themes: social characteristics are important for understanding marriage breakdown; women are more likely to initiate separation than men; gender differences in the decision to separate or remain married.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Modern family : the changing shape of Australian families /

by Cassells, Rebecca | AMP | Toohey, Matthew | Keegan, Marcia | Mohanty, Itismita.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. AMP 2013Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: October 2013 Includes bibliographic referencesSummary: The modern family unit in Australia has changed. There are still plenty of families with Mum, Dad and two kids, but living alongside these are same-sex families, blended families, step families, de facto couples and couples choosing not to have children at all. This report describes families in Australia today. It uses data from the Census and Household Income and Labour Dynamics of Australia (HILDA) survey to explore changes in family structure and formation, marriage and divorce, having children and child custody, income and housing tenure, attitudes to equal rights for same-sex couples, and the rise of the female breadwinner family in Australia and overseas.Availability: (1)

Recent progress in marriage and relationship education in Australia /

by Parker, Robyn | Australian Institute of Family Studies. Australian Family Relationships Clearinghouse.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Institute of Family Studies. Australian Family Relationships Clearinghouse 2007Description: PDF.Other title: Australian Family Relationships Clearinghouse. Briefing ; no..Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

State of the nation report : poverty, worklessness and welfare dependency in the UK /

by Great Britain. Cabinet Office.

Publisher: London, U.K. Cabinet Office 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2010Summary: Addressing poverty and inequality in Britain is at the heart of our agenda for government. It is unacceptable that, in one of the wealthiest nations in the world, millions of adults and children are living in poverty. Whole communities are existing at the margins of society, trapped in dependency and unable to progress. In these areas aspiration and social mobility disappear, leaving disadvantaged children to become disadvantaged adultAvailability: (1)

The consequences of divorce for financial living standards in later life. /

by de Vaus, David | Australian Institute of Family Studies | Gray, Matthew | Qu, Lixia | Stanton, David.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Institute of Family Studies 2007Description: xi, 27 p. : ill.Notes: February 2007 Includes bibliographical references (p. 22-23) Family & early years School to work SCHOOL TO WORKAvailability: No items available

The effect of a reduced family payment taper rate : policy simulations using the Melbourne Institute tax and transfer simulator. /

by Kalb, Guyonne | Kew, Hsein | Scutella, Rosanna.

Publisher: [Parkville, Vic.] Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2002Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

The family in Australia: social demographic and psychological aspects. /

by Krupinski, Jerzy (ed.) | Stoller, Alan (ed.).

Edition: 2ndPublisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Pergamon Press 1978Description: 312 p. Bibliography: p. 293-307. Index.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Chapter 18: "General aspects of community services for the family", by Peter Hollingworth (p.266-277)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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