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Changing partnership patterns, housing and new social vulnerabilities

Hill Kulu and Júlia Mikolai - Population Europe, December 2017.
19-01-2018
Increasing divorce and separation rates have major implications for current and future levels of housing inequality, patterns of social stratification and opportunities for spatial mobility.
 

Educational opportunities: Overcoming inequality throughout the life course

OECD, 6 December 2018.
10-01-2018
All countries have ample room for improvement to ensure better learning outcomes for all. Targeted support is needed for the most vulnerable members of society.
 

Father-child relationships and child wellbeing

Growing up in Scotland, March 2017.
01-01-2018
This study examines the distribution of poor, good or excellent father-child relationships. Mother-child relationships are also considered, in order to view the totality of parental support for the child.
 

Parents and children who are estranged in adulthood

Lucy Blake - Journal of Family Theory and Review, 15 November 2017.
27-12-2017
This review article examines what is known about estrangement between parents and adult children. The consequences include experiencing reduced levels of psychological well-being, feelings of loss, and experiences and/or perceptions of stigma.
 

Vulnerability of families with children in Europe

Families and Societies, December 2017.
22-12-2017
Facing all the uncertainties of future developments in different societal areas and given the different scenarios already developed in previous research, this research identified one key aspect, the vulnerability and the future of families with children in Europe.
 

Parenting Today in Victoria

Parenting Research Centre, May 2017.
17-12-2017
The Parenting Today in Victoria survey is the most comprehensive look at the concerns, needs and behaviours of parents in that part of Australia ever conducted.
 

Global employment trends for youth 2017

ILO, 20 November 2017.
10-12-2017
This report sets out the youth labour market situation around the world and shows where progress has or has not been made.
 

Care homes for older Europeans

Daniel Molinuevo and Robert Anderson - Eurofound, 28 November 2017.
29-11-2017
With people living longer, the need for affordable care of high quality to support Europe’s population increases. This report examines services in the public and private sectors, how they differ in the services they provide in terms of the quality, accessibility and efficiency of services.
 

Cross-mediterranean undocumented migration to Europe

Philippe Fargues - International Organization for Migration, 2017.
25-11-2017
This report reviews available evidence on trans-Mediterranean irregular migration to Europe along various routes going back to the 1970s, particularly on the magnitude of the flows, the evolution of sea routes to Southern Europe, the characteristics of migrants, the extent to which one can separate between economic and forced movements, and mortality during the sea journey.
 

On the pace of fertility decline in sub-Saharan Africa

David Shapiro and Andrew Hinde - Demographic Research, November 2017.
15-11-2017
Comparative pace of fertility decline in sub-Saharan Africa, relative to Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Northern Africa.
 
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