Archived AIFS publications

These publications may be of interest for historical reasons. Because of their age, they may not reflect current research data or AIFS' current research methodologies.

All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.

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Children's participation in divorce

Don Edgar and Margaret Harrison
Discussion Paper No. 10 — February 1984

Paper presented at the Conference of Marriage Counselling Organisations held in Canberra, 16 February 1982.

Can the Family Survive?

Peter McDonald
Discussion Paper No. 11 — January 1984

Great concern has been expressed in recent times that the family 'as we know it' is rapidly disappearing.

Singles in Australian society

Robert Staples
Historical publication— November 1983

The paper suggests there has always been a proportion of people who remain single.

Singles in Australian society

The changing face of childhood

Gay Ochiltree and Don Edgar
Historical publication— August 1983

The problem of child neglect and abuse is not simply one of parent-child relationships, this paper suggests, but must be understood in social context

The changing face of childhood

Work and the family

Rhona Rapoport and Robert Rapoport
Historical publication— July 1983

The paper explores the question - what, in this world of change is to be the relationship between work, family and leisure?

Work and the family