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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Family Matter ♦ Australian Institute ♦ Family Study Family ♦ Significant Deter-minant ♦ Contentious Issue ♦ Sole Father ♦ Ruth Weston ♦ Jody Hughes ♦ Sole Determinant ♦ Social Research ♦ Family Post-separation ♦ Family Law ♦ Institute First Investigation ♦ Certain Group ♦ Bruce Smyth ♦ Economic Disadvantage Post-separation ♦ Post-divorce Circumstance ♦ Living Standard
Abstract More than a decade on from the Institute’s first investigation of the living standards of families post-separation and divorce (Weston 1986; 1993), it is clear that the ‘feminisation of poverty ’ remains a contentious issue in family law and social research. However, articles in this Family Matters suggest that while gender is a significant deter-minant of post-divorce circumstances, it is not the sole determinant. Thus while articles by Ruth Weston and Bruce Smyth, and by Jody Hughes, focus specifically on gender and its role in deter-mining the pathways taken out of economic disadvantage post-separation and divorce, these articles also identify certain groups of men (in particular, younger sole fathers) for whom the
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