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Lone Parents, Employment and Social Policy

Cross-National Comparisons

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Published by Policy Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Employment & unemployment,
  • Family welfare,
  • Single parents,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Australia,
  • Netherlands,
  • Norway,
  • USA,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Research,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. Millar (Editor), Karen Rowlingson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9387077M
    ISBN 101861343213
    ISBN 109781861343215

    Lone parents in particular present a policy challenge as there is a need to ensure that whilst putting parents in a position that they are able to take up employment this should not be done in such a way that forces parents into work when they would be better employed providing childcare at home. Sep 30,  · Her research to date has focused on lone parenthood and welfare to work as well as parenting and child contact post separation. Adam Whitworth is a lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Sheffield. His research focuses on the spatial analysis of social policies relating to employment activation, work and well-being, and single parents.


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Nov 07,  · Policy makers across the world are confronting issues relating to lone parents and employment, with many governments seeking to increase the participation of lone parents in the labour market.

This book is based on an up-to-date analysis of provisions within particular countries, examining whether and how policies support and encourage employment, and drawing out policy lessons.

Policy makers across the world are confronting issues relating to lone parents and employment, with many governments seeking to increase the participation of lone parents in the labour market.

This book is based on an up-to-date analysis of provisions within particular countries, examining whether and how policies support and encourage employment, and drawing out policy lessons.

The countries. Employment policies for lone parents in the Netherlands / Trudie Knijn and Frits van Wel --Lone parents, employment and social policy in France: Journal of Social Policy "This book offers valuable analyses and broader issues of policy changes that have recently taken Read more User-contributed reviews.

Chapters are written by leading experts on lone parenthood in each country. Lone parents, employment and social policy is essential reading for students in social policy, sociology, human geography, gender and women's studies, as well as policy makers and practitioners in the.

Get this from a library. Lone parents, employment and social policy: cross-national comparisons. [J Millar; Karen Rowlingson;] -- Policy makers across the world are confronting issues relating to lone parents and employment, with many governments seeking to increase the participation of lone parents in the labour market.

This. Buy Lone parents, employment and social policy: Cross-national Comparisons 1 by Jane Millar, Karen Rowlingson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible gloryland-church.com: Jane Millar, Karen Rowlingson.

Lone parents, employment Employment and Social Policy book social policy is essential reading for students in social policy, sociology, human geography, gender and women's studies, Lone Parents well as policy makers and practitioners in the field of lone parents and employment.

Lone parents are facing a changing environment of social protection because of reduction in services and monies available because of the central government cuts.

With the Coalition Government there has been a shift away from supporting lone parents being full time carers at. Book Section: Bradshaw, Jonathan () Policy and the employment of lone parents in 20 countries: an interest in social security policy or economics, were invited to participate in the research on the basis of their reliability, accessibility to the necessary data, knowledge 4 Policy and the Employment of Lone Parents in 20 Countries.

In Britain, unemployment amongst lone parents remains persistently high. It does so despite government funded employment and training initiatives, and the tightening of welfare benefits.

In Octoberthe Government launched its National Child Care Strategy, aimed partly at getting lone parents back to gloryland-church.com by: Lo ne Parents and Employment: What are the Real Issues.

A research report by One Family November Promoting understanding - Informing policy POVERTY funded by RESEARCH INITIATIVE. ThIs REPoRT Was fundEd by ThE CombaT PovERTy agEnCy undER ITs PovERTy REsEaRCh InITIaTIvE. experiences of lone parents on social welfare and on the factors.

Request PDF | Welfare Reform and the Employment of Lone Parents | Employment rates for lone parents in the UK in the early s were extremely low, when compared with those in other countries or. Lone parents forced into work by policy changes lost income of employment options for lone parents in low-paid and part-time work.

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Author: Kitty Holland. Dec 13,  · About this book. By examining the the role of evidence in social policymaking and the extent of its influence, Evidence and Evaluation in Social Policy delves deeply into one of the central questions of the field for the last 20 Understanding Employment Barriers for Lone Parents in Great Britain: Research Gaps and Missed Opportunities.

Lone parents have been an important area of social policy study, given their high rates of receipt of social assistance. Their low incomes may be traced to low rates of economic activity, low rates of maintenance receipt, and relatively lower earnings when in paid work.

Lone Parents and Employment: What are the Real Issues. Page 4 lone parents plan to work in the future and most see the benefits of employment for their family. • 81 per cent agree that parenting is a full time job • 51 per cent believe that parenting is the best job in the world •.

This is the first major sample survey of lone-parent families in the UK (now numbering over 1 million). It provides information on the routes into and out of lone parenthood and on lone parents' financial circumstances, employment, housing, attitudes and behaviour.

As in other industralized countries, the numbers of lone-parent families has been increasing in recent years. Nov 09,  · A major challenge for social policy is to reduce the poverty risk of lone parents by providing social transfers and/or reducing taxes.

Both measures are used in France. The lone parents benefit was introduced in the mids to support lone parents during transitions. The benefit was temporary and gloryland-church.com by: 2. Lone parents, employment and social Policy in France: lessons from a family-friendly policy Chapter (PDF Available) · January with 34 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

and Social Policy Unit in September He has researched on a range of households in the UK is clear, with an employment rate of lone parents below that of most countries in the OECD. Furthermore, it is below the proportion of Parenting Alone, Policy Exchange, Single parent.

TY - BOOK. T1 - Lone parents, employment and social policy: cross-national comparisons. A2 - Millar, Jane. A2 - Rowlingson, K. PY - Y1 - Cited by: Apr 10,  · Findings from longitudinal analysis of c lone mothers who responded to the Families and Children Study (FACS) between and Lone parents and employment (WP93) - GOV.

Policy and the Employment of Lone Parents in 20 Countries. / Bradshaw, J BOOK. T1 - Policy and the Employment of Lone Parents in 20 Countries. AU - Bradshaw, J. M3 - Commissioned report. BT - Policy and the Employment of Lone Parents in 20 Countries.

PB - Social Policy Research Unit. CY - University of York, York. ER - York staff: edit. Naomi Finch is a Research Fellow at the Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of York.

She has worked on several studies focusing on parental and Family policy, and specifically on lone parents, including qualitative work, literature reviews and secondary analysis of survey data.

In. The family fund: an initiative in social policy 35 4. Energy and social policy 71 5. Evaluating adequacy: the potential of budget standards 81 6.

Policy and the employment of lone parents in 20 countries 7. Absent fathers. Preface to “Poverty: a study of town life, centennial edition” 9. Overlaps in dimensions of poverty.

Mar 12,  · Work programmes fail to recognise single parents' needs, study claims social policy editor. improving and the payment by results design means it only pays providers to get lone parents. Sep 28,  · Providing a state of the art overview, this comprehensive Handbook is an essential introduction to the subject of Gender and Social Policy.

Bringing together original contributions and research from leading researchers it covers the theoretical perspectives of the field, the central policy terrain of gender inequalities of income, employment and care, and family gloryland-church.com by: 1.

iii Editorial Note and Acknowledgements This paper was prepared as the US case study for a conference on “Lone Parents and Employment”, held in Bath, England, October th, and is forthcoming in Lone Parents, Employment and Social Policy: Cross- national comparisons (Jane Millar and Karen Rowlingson, editors) to be published by Policy Press.

Using large scale and longitudinal panel and register data, the reader will gain insight in complex processes across time. More qualitative case studies on the other hand discuss the definition of lone parenthood, the public debate around it, and the social and subjective representations of.

Aug 21,  · Improvements in health have been used to justify mandating employment for lone parents, but new research shows that their health is unlikely to improve under these measures.

More qualitative case studies on the other hand discuss the definition of lone parenthood, the public debate around it, and the social and subjective representations of lone parents themselves.

This book aims at sociologists, demographers, psychologists, political scientists, family therapists, and policy makers who want to gain new insights. A central premise of the drug strategies developed by successive governments over recent years is that so-called problematic drug users (PDUs) are responsible for large amounts of criminal activity in society.

The main thrust of policy developments has been that if drug users could be treated either voluntarily or through compulsion then crime rates would decline. KW - social exclusion, income, poverty. KW - family. KW - employment/benefits. KW - comparative research.

M3 - Book. T3 - The Family and Parenthood: Policy and Practice. BT - The employment of lone parents: a comparison of policy in 20 countries. PB - Family Policy Studies Centre. CY - London. ER.

It sees employment as the best way of improving the living standards of lone parents and their children. In the past, however, it was often considered best for children if their mother stayed at home and cared for them. And indeed, when benefits for lone parents were introduced in the s in the USA, they required lone parents to stay at home.

Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities Unit E2 The social exclusion of lone parents: outputs in work qualification and income levels 24 Tina Haux Social and Policy Sciences-University of Bath Patricia Kennedy Ireland University College Dublin.

Policy responses to lone parents • The prevailing policy context can influence lone parent employment rates, by providing support and financial incentives, although the effect is small and concentrated ‘at the margin’ (i.e.

on those already most likely to move into employment). Research publications ISER has an enviable publications record in top academic journals and regularly presents its work at key conferences and policy events in the UK and around the world.

It is also frequently commissioned to produce reports and papers for Government Departments, think tanks, charities and businesses and its important work is.

Lone parent families today. The fall and rise of lone parenthood. Thinking about lone parenthood. The role of the state. PART TWO. LONE PARENT FAMILIES AND SOCIAL POLICY. Poverty and social security. Work and employment.

Care and welfare of children. Non-resident parents and child support. Health, housing and. Sep 26,  · Essentially, the book examines particular categorization and treatment of lone mothers as well as the problems experienced in relation to government policy and conflict between parent-worker roles.

In this case, Jane Lewis, the author, assesses the model of supreme type care regimes. Mar 30,  · Abstract. This paper examines change and continuity in policy approaches to supporting lone parent families since The paper considers whether re-categorizing those lone parents not engaged with the labour market as ‘unemployed’ reopens old debates about who deserves financial support from the state.

Lone parents and welfare-to-work reform: A policy appraisal. By Tina Haux. Get PDF (5 MB) Abstract. The current welfare-to-work reform in Britain is activating lone parents with older children and marks a step-change in the treatment of lone parents.

(). eds.) Lone parents, employment and social policy, (). The Green Book Author: Tina Haux.Providing a state of the art overview, this comprehensive Handbook is an essential introduction to the subject of Gender and Social Policy.

Bringing together original contributions and research from leading researchers it covers the theoretical perspectives of the field, the central policy terrain of gender inequalities of income, employment and care, and family policy.Downloadable (with restrictions)!

The analysis pools ten years of General Household Surveys to identify the effects of Britain's welfare benefit system on a lone mother's probability of employment. It confirms the prediction that, because of the implicit percent tax rate in the system, higher nonlabor income (other than welfare benefits) increases the probability while a higher benefit.