The first report from the collaborative partnership between the Australian Institute of Family Studies and Crime Prevention Victoria
Archived AIFS publications
These publications may be of interest for historical reasons. Because of their age, they do not reflect current research data or AIFS' current research methodologies.
This paper reviews the evidence on the impact of the United States welfare reforms on a wide range of outcomes
This paper aims to contribute to the development of theoretically based and empirically valid measures of social capital that can be applied in future
This paper uses data from the 1996 Australian Census to analyse the factors which explain the employment gap.
This volume is intended to provide a useful reference work and guide to the Institute's research output
Should family service agencies in Australia adopt the Children in Need system?
Australia’s population is ageing, and its growth is slowing down due to remarkable advances in medicine, health care and birth control.
Analysis of Australian Divorce Transitions Project data provides insight into the way in which women and men divide their property when they divorce.
Measuring social capital: Towards a theoretically informed measurement framework for researching social capital in family and community life
This paper contributes to the development of clear links between theorised and empirical understandings of social capital.
This collection of essays addresses the new agenda for the Australian welfare system and reflects on the case for radical reform
The data presented are drawn from the 1977 Australian Divorce Transition Project, a random national telephone survey of divorced Australians
Describes a new study that aims to fill gaps in the research literature concerning the influence of home-child care discontinuities on children.
This publication tells the story of the Australian Temperament Project, a longitudinal study of Australian children born in Victoria 1982-83
Valuing Young Lives provides an overview of the Strategy, what it achieved and what was learned from the Strategy as a whole.
The paper defines the concept of social capital and reviews the literature on social capital within and beyond family networks.
The Australian Family Panel Survey represents a major research undertaking by AIFS. This paper outlines some of the design proposals.
Includes three 1999 Family Matters articles, as well as an earlier paper explaining the two original approaches to calculating the costs of children
Parenting in Australian families: A comparative study of Anglo, Torres Strait Islander, and Vietnamese communities
Findings from the final stage of the Australian component of the Parenting-21 study are presented around two key themes
This Briefing gives an overview of the AIFS and Australian Catholic University joint round table discussion on premarriage education.
This publication was compiled by the Australian Institute of Family Studies for the National Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy.