Teens and cyberbullying
Pew Research Center - 27 September 2018.
59% of US teens have been bullied or harassed online, and a similar share says it's a major problem for people their age. At the same time, teens mostly think teachers, social media companies and politicians are failing at addressing this issue.
The cost of doing nothing
US Department of Labor, 4 September 2018.
The price everyone pays at the US without paid leave policies to support America’s 21st century working families.
Paid family leave in the United States
Sarah A. Donovan - Congressional Research Service, 12 September 2018.
As defined in state law and federal proposals, family caregiving activities that are eligible for paid family leave or leave insurance benefits generally include caring for and bonding with a newly arrived child and attending to the serious medical needs of certain close family members.
Family demographic processes and in-work poverty in the US
Zachary Van Winkle and Emanuela Struffolino - Demographic Research, September 2018.
In-work poverty, a phenomenon that engenders social exclusion, is exceptionally high in the United States. However, we have no knowledge on the effects of family demographic processes on in-work poverty across individuals’ life courses.
How teens and parents navigate screen time and device distractions
Jingjing Jiang - Pew Research Center, 22 August 2018.
Two-thirds of parents express concern over their teen’s screen time, but they face their own challenges of device-related distraction
Life after critical illness in children
The Journal of Pediatrics, July 2018.
When it is a child whose life is saved, the mental health effects can extend to parents and siblings. Anxiety and stress may crop up as a reaction to what they have seen.
The impact of family structure on children: Effects of divorce
Jane Anderson - The Linacre Quaterly, 2014.
The best scientific literature to date suggests that, with the exception of parents faced with unresolvable marital violence, children fare better when parents work at maintaining the marriage. Consequently, society should make every effort to support healthy marriages.
The triple bind of single-parent families
Rense Nieuwenhuis and Laurie C. Maldonado, March 2018.
This book —multi-disciplinary and comparative in design— shows evidence from over 40 countries of the triple bind of inadequate resources, employment, and policies which single parents face.
A new indicator for assessing sustainable progress
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 3 August 2018.
This paper discusses the requirements needed for a new indicator, to be used as a sustainability criterion and as the dependent variable of a well-being production function, in the framework of the SDGs.
Australia: fertility facts, figures and future plans
Eugenie Prior, Raelia Lew, Karin Hammarberg and Louise Johnson - Human Fertility, 30 July 2018.
Survey on university students’ intentions and expectations for future parenthood, knowledge about fertility and preferred sources of fertility information.