How parenthood changes us from the inside out
Kathleen Kovner Kline and W. Bradford Wilcox, June 2014.
What does it mean to be a mother or a father in the twenty-first century? Do mothers and fathers experience parenthood in the same ways? Is parenting just something that some of us do? Besides the obvious physical changes, are there other ways in which men’s bodies as well as women’s might be impacted by becoming a parent?
Family policy in France and Europe: recent changes
Olivier Thévenon,Willem Adema, Nabil Ali - INED, June 2014.
Family policies are central to the well-being of individuals in Europe, but they differ substantially across countries. This study examines the modalities and the size of social spending on family benefits and consider how they have changed recently in response to the economic crisis.
The long-term consequences of parental divorce
F. Bernardi and J. Radl - Demographic Research, 27 May 2014.
Long-term consequences of parental divorce, with special attention to the heterogeneity of the consequences of divorce for children’s educational attainment by parental education.
The odds of getting married
The Marriage Foundation, 6 junio 2014.
Marriage rates evolution since 1970, the peak year for marriages, now that across every age group, the proportion of men and women who have ever married is in decline.
The relationships that support a strong America
Generations United y A. for Children & Families, mayo 2014.
Recognizing that some families may be more resilient than others, this research explores certain family characteristics and bolsters the strength of intergenerational solidarity and social cohesion.
Maternity and paternity at work across the world
L.Addati, N.Cassirer y K.Gilchrist - OIT, 13 de mayo 2014.
Current picture of where we stand and what we have learned to help parents not to have to sacrifice their lives, well-being and the care of their families to earn an income.
Growing old alone - Social isolation as Canada ages
D.Miedema - Inst. of Marriage and Family Canada, abril 2014.
Social isolation is spreading because Canada is getting older and it involves few social contacts and few social roles, as well as an absence of mutually rewarding relationships with other people.
2014 Families Report - Family Policy
Bertelsmann - Sustainable Governance Indicators, 2014.
Do family policies in OECD countries maximize opportunities for both parents? Is there a robust system of family support and child care services in place?
A rise in stay-at-home mothers
Pew Center, 8 de abril 2014.
Demographic characteristics of U.S. mothers who lived with their children younger than 18 in 2012 and did not work outside the home.
How fathers can shape child health and wellbeing
L. Wood y E. Lambin - The Univ. of Western Australia, 2013.
The importance of fathers in children’s lives is also about the significant impact that they have on the social, cognitive, emotional and physical well-being of their children.