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Research Paper Department for Work and Pensions Research Reports 153

Families, poverty, work and care: a review of the literature on line parents and low-income couple families with children

Authors

Publication date

2001

Abstract

This literature review conducted by the Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy at the University of Bath provides a critical summary of recent research on families, focusing on lone parents and low-income couples with children. The three main substantive topics covered are family patterns and dynamics; poverty and living standards; and employment patterns, barriers to work and the impact of welfare to work programmes.

Subjects

Lone Parents, Poverty, and Household Economics

Links

http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rrs-index.asp

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