OnePlusOne Research and Policy Digest – May 2013
By OnePlusOne, 13 May 2013
OnePlusOne’s monthly roundup of the key research and policy news to emerge from the field of relationships, including the latest journal articles of interest to family and relationships researchers.
Research and statistics
Canada’s Vanier Institute of the Family looks at the gradual increase in the divorce rate among men and women of “a certain age” that has triggered a greying of the median age of divorce in Canada.
This summary presents findings from research to evaluate two health, work and well-being initiatives set up following the 2008 review by Dame Carol Black into the health of the UK working age population.
Health Survey for England 2011 is now available for download from NatCen’s Information Centre. Changes in this round of data collection reflect the UK’s ageing population.
A research report by the Rights of Women organisation explores the experiences of women and legal professionals in child contact proceedings involving domestic violence .
Sara McLanahan of Princeton’s CRCW presents a working paper paper looking at the increasing numbers of children in the US born to unmarried parents.
Policy and practice
An observation from the IFS examines the impact of the government’s proposed new state pension system.
These articles in Family Law by Lucy Compton and Chris Bevan respectively address two recent policy developments.
The NSPCC are running a campaign to encourage people to contact them when they suspect a child may be at risk of abuse. A poll by the NSPCC and YouGov shows that less than one in five (17 per cent) would report concerns as soon as they arose.
Document generated by the Dept. for Communities and Local Government to help local authorities and their partners, who have asked for guidance on how best to work with troubled families, and for the evidence about family intervention to be brought together in one place.
Ogolsky, B. G. & Bowers, J. R. (2013). Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, Vol 30 (3)
Rush P., Meredith V., Robinson E. & Nair L. (2013). Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS).
Macgregor, J. C., Fitzsimons, G. M. & Holmes, J. G. (2013). Personal Relationships, n/a. doi: 10.1111/pere.12008
Richdale, A. L. (2013). Evidence-Based Mental Health, Vol 16 (2)
Kamps, D. (2013). Evidence-Based Mental Health, Vol 16 (2)
Arranz Becker, O. & Lois, D. (2013). Journal of Family Issues, Vol 34 (5)
Camilo Ortiz, C. & Vecchio, T. (2013). Behavior Therapy, in press
Rauer, A. & Volling, B. (2013). Family Process, doi: 10.1111/famp.12028
Proulx, C. M. & Snyder-Rivas,L. A. (2013). Journal of Family Psychology, Vol 27 (2)
Parker, M. L., Tambling, R. B., Campbell, K. (2013). The Family Journal, Vol 21 (1)
Kotila, L. E. & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2012). Journal of Family Psychology, Vol 26 (6)
McDaniel, B. T. & Teti, D. M. (2012). Journal of Family Psychology, Vol 26 (6)
Lavner, J. A. Karney, B. R. & Bradbury, T. N. (2012). Journal of Family Psychology, Vol 26 (6)
Fagan, J. & Cabrera, N. (2012). Journal of Family Psychology, Vol 26(6)
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