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Lone Parents Speaking Out: the views of lone parents on employment

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Gray, Ann Marie and Carragher, Lucia (2008) Lone Parents Speaking Out: the views of lone parents on employment. Gingerbread NI. Gingerbread NI. 133 pp. [Research report (external)]

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Abstract

This research explores the factors impacting on lone parents' decisions to return to work or enter training. It is based on interviews with 82 lone parents in Northern Ireland and lone parents in Malta, Lithuania, Italy and Spain. The views of lone parents are analysed in the context of government policies. The findings point to the persistence of structural and gender inequalities which present obstacles to many lone parents being encouraged to enter the labour market.

Item Type:Research report (external)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Criminology, Politics and Social Policy
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute for Research in Social Sciences
Institute for Research in Social Sciences > Social Work & Social Policy
ID Code:10239
Deposited By:Dr Ann Gray
Deposited On:01 Feb 2010 11:44
Last Modified:01 Feb 2010 11:44

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