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Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life

Understanding Families Over Time

Research and Policy

Editors: Holland, J., Edwards, R. (Eds.)

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About this book

Drawing on research from the Timescapes Study, this volume discusses the life chances and experiences of children and young people, parents and older generations. A unique qualitative longitudinal study forms the basis for the chapter contributions, delivering policy-relevant findings to address individual and family lives over time.

About the authors

Kathryn Backett-Milburn, University of Edinburgh, UK Sarah Baker, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Joanna Bornat, The Open University, UK Bill Bytheway, retired scholar, UK Carrie Coltart, independent scholar, UK Sarah Cunningham-Burley, University of Edinburgh, UK Nick Emmel, University of Leeds, UK Jeni Harden, University of Edinburgh, UK Karen Henwood, Cardiff University, UK Kahryn Hughes, University of Leeds, UK Sarah Irwin, University of Leeds, UK Lynn Jamieson, Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR), UK Carmen Lau Clayton, University of Leeds, UK Alice MacLean, University of Glasgow, UK Sheena McGrellis, London South Bank University, UK Bren Neale, University of Leeds, UK Rachel Thomson, University of Sussex, UK Fiona Shirani, Cardiff University, UK Susie Weller, London South Bank University, UK

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction to Timescapes: Changing Relationships and Identities Over the Life Course

    Holland, Janet (et al.)

    Pages 1-28

  • Generations and Aspirations: Young People’s Thinking About Relationships With Siblings and Hopes for Their Parents Over Time

    Edwards, Rosalind (et al.)

    Pages 31-47

  • Growing Up in Northern Ireland

    McGrellis, Sheena (et al.)

    Pages 48-65

  • Young Parenthood and Cross-Generational Relationships: The Perspectives of Young Fathers

    Neale, Bren (et al.)

    Pages 69-87

  • Investing in Involvement: Men Moving Through Fatherhood

    Henwood, Karen (et al.)

    Pages 88-105

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eBook $79.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-28508-9
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Softcover $105.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-44905-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Understanding Families Over Time
Book Subtitle
Research and Policy
Editors
  • J. Holland
  • R. Edwards
Series Title
Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28508-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137285089
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-28507-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44905-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 205
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