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Author Healey, Justin.

Title Single parenthood / editor Justin Healey
Published Balmain, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 1999


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  306.8560994 Hea/Spa  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  306.8560994 Hea/Spa  AVAILABLE
Description 44 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Series Issues in society ; v. 117
Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v. 117
Contents 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'
Analysis Attitudes
Custody (Family law)
Federal issue
Single parents
Sole parent pension
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 42) and index
Subject Children of single parents -- Australia.
Parenting, Part-time -- Australia.
Single parents -- Australia.
Single-parent families -- Australia.
Author Healey, Justin.
ISBN 1876811269