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Families, Relationships and Societies: first issue now published

Families, Relationships and Societies (FRS) is a new social science journal published by The Policy Press which is  designed to advance scholarship and debate in the growing field of families and relationships across the life course.  It explores family life, relationships and generational issues from interdisciplinary, social science perspectives, whilst maintaining a solid grounding in sociological theory and methods and a strong policy and practice focus.

The first issue has now been published and contains the following papers:

Editorial: Tess Ridge and Brid Featherstone

An ethic of care and sibling care in older age: Marian Barnes

Doing family, contesting gender and expanding affinity: Family practices of married women in Hong Kong: Anita Chan

Family structure, family stability and outcomes of five-year-old children: Terry-Ann Craigie

Farewell to family? Notes on an argument for retaining the concept: Ros Edwards

The effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving access to the health and mental health services for looked after children and young people: A systematic review: Roy Jones

Reflections on governing the family: The close relationship between child protection and social work in advanced Western societies – the example of England: Nigel Parton

Care relations and public policy: Social justice claims and social investment frames: Fiona Williams

A review of social trends and family and relationships policies in England and Wales: Martina Klett-Davies 

Tags: ["journal", "family", "child care", "child policy"]
Published Apr. 16, 2012 8:33 AM - Last modified Apr. 17, 2013 4:48 PM