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Title Flexible families : new directions for Australian communities / edited by Jane Inglis and Lyla Rogan
Published Leichhardt, N.S.W : Pluto Press, 1994


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Description 249 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Reconsidering the family and the State -- 2. Upstairs, downstairs : family incomes and inequality -- 3. Sole parents, the social security system and the community -- 4. Supporting, exploiting or displacing the family? -- 5. Community support services for families -- 6. The contribution of Aboriginal family values to Australian family life -- 7. Changing gender roles to deal with work and family
Summary Draws on many of the strands in the wide ranging debate on the family, providing an invaluable contribution to the debate. It looks at such diverse issues as: the relationship between the family and the State; the contribution of Aboriginal family values to Australian family life; gender roles and dealing with work and family; community support services for families; family incomes and inequality; sole parents and social security; the structure of work and workplace demands and the family; legal perceptions of the family and same sex partners; the family and educational futures
Analysis Families
Family - Australia
Family - Economic Aspects - Australia
Family - Services for - Australia
Family allowances
Family structure
Federal issue
Welfare measures
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Families
Aboriginal Australians -- Kinship.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Families -- Economic aspects -- Australia.
Family services -- Australia.
Families -- Australia.
Families, Aboriginal Australian.
Family policy -- Australia.
Author Inglis, Jane (Jane Elizabeth)
Rogan, Lyla.
Australian Council of Social Service.
LC no. 95135788
ISBN 1864030178
Other Titles Flexible families : new directions in Australian communities