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A critical analysis of family and relationships policies in England and Wales (1997-2011)

Klett-Davies, Martina (2012). A critical analysis of family and relationships policies in England and Wales (1997-2011). Families, Relationships and Societies, 1(1) pp. 121–131.


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In this review I will map out social trends and unravel the development of family and relationship support policies in England and Wales between 1997 and 2011. I aim to make sense of specific shifts by analysing the interplay between governments, government reports and Green Papers, policy making and state spending on support policies. To do this I critically engage with social policy, the development of policy making and implementation of government directives.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2012 The Policy Press
ISSN: 2046-7443
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Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetESRC (Economic and Social Research Council)
Keywords: family policy; relationship support policies; spending review; troubled families
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 34292
Depositing User: Martina Klett-Davies
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2012 08:40
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 11:19
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