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On SAGE Insight: Exploring the Impact of Youth-Produced Images on Family, Community, and Policy

From International Journal of Qualitative Methods How are the images produced by children and young people used in community and policy dialogue? How might this work have an impact on families and those closest to the producers? There is increasing … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Marriage migration and integration

From Ethnicities In both policy and academic debates in Britain, as elsewhere in Europe, concern is increasingly expressed over the implications of spousal immigration for ‘integration’. Assertions that ethnic minority transnational marriages inhibit integration processes are common in both political … Continue reading

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Millennials are more accepting of working mothers but hold more traditional views of gender roles in marriage than GenXers

Attitudes Toward Women’s Work and Family Roles in the United States, 1976–2013 From Psychology of Women Quarterly  This research finds that US adults and adolescents are now significantly more accepting of mothers who work fulltime, but a growing minority from … Continue reading

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Gender, subject choice and higher education in India exploring ‘choices’ and ‘constraints’ of Women Students

From Contemporary Education Dialogue Higher education in India has witnessed significant expansion in women’s enrolment since independence. There have been shifts–dispersal and clustering of women students in various disciplines in higher education. This article examines the factors affecting the subject … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial potential: The role of human and cultural capitals

From International Small Business Journal * WINNER OF INTERNATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS JOURNAL BEST PAPER 2014 * Human capital represents the knowledge and skills acquired by individuals through formal and informal learning as well as the intergenerational transmission of knowledge and … Continue reading

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Coming out during adolescence: Perceived parents’ reactions and internalized sexual stigma

From Journal of Health Psychology The coming out (CO) process is an important transition in lesbian and gay (LG) identity development. Revealing to others promotes self-integration and personal empowerment, and is a sign of self- and social acceptance CO may … Continue reading

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Food fights and happy meals: The family dinner table as a place of conflict

Power at the table: Food fights and happy meals From Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies The image of the happy family meal is culturally and politically exceptionally powerful. In the United States, government agencies, multinational firms, and religious organizations spend … Continue reading

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”My mother’s keeper”: the effects of parentification on black female college students

From Journal of Black Psychology The Black family—both nuclear and extended—has been responsible for the survival of Black people in America. Despite shifting dynamics due to the evolution of the family structure during the past 50 years, the family is … Continue reading

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Examining infidelity: What makes people cheat?

Infidelity Special Issue From The Family Journal Top celebrity news items this week include a kiss and tell story by a female escort revealing her affair with footballer Wayne Rooney and the announcement on behalf of Boyzone singer Ronan Keating … Continue reading

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Links between animal cruelty and domestic violence

Is animal cruelty a “red flag” for family violence? investigating co-occurring violence toward children, partners, and pets From Journal of Interpersonal Violence This week in the UK a nation of animal lovers were horrified at the CCTV footage circulated on … Continue reading

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Can you hear me now? The experience of a deaf family member surrounding the death of loved ones

From: Palliative Medicine It is well documented that good communication is a vitally important issue to family members of a dying person. The challenges for a Deaf person in this situation are therefore often considerably greater. Estimates of the size of … Continue reading

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Measuring the ideal parent

Defining and Measuring Parenting for Educational Success: A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Parent Education Profile From American Educational Research Journal To gain access to federal funding, family literacy and adult education programs are required to demonstrate evidence that participants … Continue reading

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