Chapter 1. Single Parenthood in Australia: Single parenting; Caring for children after parents separate; Some common questions about lone parents answered; Sole parent statistics; Sole parents - myths and realities; Single but not alone; Poverty and sole parents; Sole parent families on poverty-line skyrockets; Housing and sole parents; Child support; Adolescent pregnancies; Childcare. -- Chapter 2. Attitudes to Single Parenthood: 70% jump in births to single mothers; Bringing up single parents; Women who go it alone; Why marriage matters; For better or worse?; Sole parents succeed, despite the lies and statistics; Single parents a social problem; Women won't go back to 50s; Stigma of single mum sign of a faulty society; No one is passing judgement on single parents; The myths of single motherhood; Family law fails fathers; Court to investigate custody 'bias'
Custody (Family law)
Sole parent pension
Includes bibliographical references (page 42) and index