Family

AJS Providing Free Access to 2018 Kanter Award Winning Article

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Announcement
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AJS Providing Free Access to 2018 Kanter Award Winning Article
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Center for Families at Purdue University

As part of the 2018 Kanter Award process, the American Journal of Sociology is offering free access to the winning article until October 31, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1086/691128

When It Comes to Childcare, Grandparents are the Least Stressful Option for Mum and Dad

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News Article
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When It Comes to Childcare, Grandparents are the Least Stressful Option for Mum and Dad
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The Conversation

Any parent will tell you parenting is hard, but does outsourcing the care of children lessen stress? When it comes to childcare, research shows grandparents are the least stressful option for mum and dad.

2018 Kanter Award Winner Announced at WFRN Conference

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Announcement
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2018 Kanter Award Winner Announced at WFRN Conference
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Center for Families at Purdue University

Congratulations, Silke Aisenbrey and Anette Fasang!

Mum, Dad and Two Kids No Longer the Norm in the Changing Australian Family

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Op-ed (published opinion/editorial)
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Mum, Dad and Two Kids No Longer the Norm in the Changing Australian Family
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The Conversation
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Brendan Churchill

Families are changing, and our political leaders should reflect on this diversity to ensure social policies reflect these differences, so that all families are well supported.

Confessions of a Conflicted Father

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Blog
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Confessions of a Conflicted Father
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Huffington Post
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

Boston College Center for Work & Family Executive Director Brad Harrington writes on the gap between aspiration and reality for many fathers who seek to be equal partners in caregiving.

New Research Spotlight on "Community Resources & Work-Family Confict"

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Brief
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New Research Spotlight on "Community Resources & Work-Family Confict"
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WFRN Committee to Connect Research, Policy and Practice
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Dowgun

The WFRN Committee to Connect Research, Policy and Practice is delighted to post a new Research Spotlight on "Community Resources and Work-Family Conflict - Is the Gender Gap Really Closing?"  The Research Spotlight series is designed to be highly practitioner-oriented with a focus on the implications of the research for organizations, individuals, communities, and fellow researchers. 

The New Dad: The Career-Caregiving Conflict

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Press Release
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The New Dad: The Career-Caregiving Conflict
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Boston College Center for Work & Family
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

BCCWF announces the release of the latest report in our fatherhood research series entitled The New Dad: The Career-Caregiving Conflict, just before Father's Day 2017. The study describes three types of fathers (Egalitarian, Conflicted, and Traditional) across three generations (Millennials, Generation X and Baby-boomers) and explores

Redefining Fatherhood

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TV/Radio Show
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Redefining Fatherhood
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WBUR
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

WBUR Radio's on point features a discussion of modern fatherhoof with Brad Harrington of BCCWF and Sarah Thebaud of UC Santa Barbara.

Social Work and the Military: Treating Veterans and Their Families

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Infographic
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Social Work and the Military: Treating Veterans and Their Families
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The University of Nevada, Reno School of Social Work

With more than 19.3 million veterans in America, there is a great need for military social workers. The last figures from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) shows that some 70 million families in the United States are eligible for VA benefits. This includes veterans themselves, spouses, family members and any other dependents for which the veteran may be responsible.

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