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Poor will always be with us

June 29, 2012 by


The present Conservative government wants to eliminate poverty, especially child poverty. It is starting a debate about the whole of the welfare system. The previous Labour administration also wanted to eradicate poverty, and also especially among children. To that end it introduced a whole host of programmes and reforms but after 10 years poverty and […]

B’ham Network – shared parenting

June 25, 2012 by


by Robert Whiston FRSA Unseen and largely unheard, a group of academics have been discussing shared parenting. Funded by the AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council), the group’s latest meeting was at Birmingham University on 3rd Jan 2012 and discussed post-separation families and shared residence. [1] From the Table below it is clear that the […]

An Academic Overview . . .

June 21, 2012 by


. . .  OF  ‘SHARED PARENTING’  AND  DIVORCE Understanding why ‘academics’ hold the views they do has always been a puzzle. So often they appear not only ‘un-connected’ but ‘disconnected’ to the real world. Their conclusions are often based on small samples yet they are not reticent in pushing the opinions they have formed as […]