2014, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Family futures [electronic resource].

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Physical Description
  • 1 electronic text (208 p. : ill.) : PDF file.
Published
  • [Leicester, UK] : Tudor Rose, 2014.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Family futures
Published
  • [Leicester, UK] : Tudor Rose, 2014.
Medium
  • [electronic resource].
Physical Description
  • 1 electronic text (208 p. : ill.) : PDF file.
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Summary
  • This book commemorates the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family. It features essays from around the world on recent trends in family policy development and how best to support families and their needs today. Sections include: advancing social integration and intergenerational solidarity, confronting family poverty, and ensuring work-family balance.
Contents
  • Foreword /​ by Amina J. Mohammed, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning
  • Statement by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland
  • Statement by Fredrik Reinfeldt, Prime Minister of Sweden
  • Statement by Jose Graziano da Silva, Director-General, FAO.
  • Part I. Advancing social integration and intergenerational solidarity. Stronger together: intergenerational solidarity in families and communities
  • The role of youth in strengthening intergenerational solidarity within the family
  • Strong families building strong communities
  • Parenting around the world: same task, same effort, different solutions
  • Empowering families to achieve lifelong education for all
  • Intergenerational solidarity: the springboard for societal well-being
  • Informal support in family life: a hidden gem for young people, community and society
  • Family law and Islam
  • The Arab family: increasing vulnerability in times of transition
  • Advancing social integration and intergenerational solidarity
  • Social connectedness and youth development [New Zealand]
  • Whanau development and resilience
  • Whanau Ora: strengthening Maori families in Aotearoa, New Zealand
  • Family-oriented policy [South Africa]
  • The Community-based Center for Family Development: working towards warm, strong and sustainable families [Thailand]
  • Malaysia's initiatives for sustainable family development
  • Bonding of the generations: promoting family values and intergenerational solidarity in Singapore
  • Changing family structure and development transformation in Africa
  • Lessons from the community level in Ghana
  • Building on traditional cooperation among women for sustainable rural development
  • From disintegrating families to family solidarity
  • Cherishing the family [Hong Kong]
  • Building Cercanfas between the state and families in Uruguay
  • Colombia: a country that doesn't forget its roots
  • Strengthening family welfare and social development: The Republic of Azerbaijan
  • Family Education Programme: advancing social integration and intergenerational solidarity in Turkey.
  • Section III. Confronting family poverty. To build the future, read the present: the challenges of transnational families
  • Can or will the family succeed? A family-centric approach to poverty alleviation
  • Latin American families: the challenges of poverty and childcare
  • Voice of the Family in Africa: strengthening the family in Africa
  • Social development programmes for family well-being in Kenya
  • Social policy for families [Mexico]
  • Maori whanau well-being: addressing child and family poverty
  • Family-focused social protection in Indonesia: a journey to address children's vulnerability
  • Ethical Family Income: ongoing support for the most vulnerable families [Chile]
  • Family structure and well-being across Israel's diverse population
  • Evolving space for fishers' families in the western Bay of Bengal region
  • Confronting family poverty in Romania.
  • Section III. Ensuring work-family balance. Workplace policies and protections: a family matter
  • Fathers and work-family policies
  • Caring, supportive and protective families can break the intergenerational cycle of poverty, inequity and discrimination
  • A better work-life balance for both fathers and mothers
  • Ensuring work-family balance
  • Making mothers matter
  • Corporate family responsibility
  • Balancing family life and work: a key factor in personal happiness
  • Balancing work and family life to improve the well-being of parents and children [Finland]
  • Flexibility and a holistic perspective on support for families [Sweden]
  • Family policy in the Republic of Slovenia
  • Work-family balance issues and considerations for the post-2014 agenda [South Africa]
  • Work, care and family policy in Australia: a work in progress
  • Work and family approaches in Australia
  • Supporting families with their work and family life aspirations [Singapore]
  • Korea's work-family reconciliation policy: achievements and challenges
  • Korea's family policy challenges
  • Families and work in Canada.
Notes
  • "2014 - Twentieth Anniversary of the International Year of the Family"
  • "Compiled by: Sean Nicklin, Ben Cornwell ; Edited by: Dr Jacqui Griffiths ; Designed by: Libby Sidebotham and Paul Robinson."--Acknowledgements.
  • Digital version of print book.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Also intended to be published in print format.
Technical Details
  • Mode of access: via the internet.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9780956856159
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