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Elisabetta Ruspini

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781447300939

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447300939.001.0001

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Lone mothers and lone fathers

Lone mothers and lone fathers

(p.93) Chapter Five Lone mothers and lone fathers
Diversity in family life

Elisabetta Ruspini

Policy Press

This chapter is about lone, or single, mothers and lone fathers. The number of lone parents is steadily increasing and the past fifteen years has seen a marked increase in the number of lone fathers in many countries such as the United States and Great Britain. The chapter reflects upon forms and characteristics of lone parenthood in Western nations.

Keywords:   Lone mothers, lone fathers, parenthood, children, family life

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