This facts sheet examines the extent and nature of change in household and family forms.
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This paper reviews the research on whether some family structures expose children to a higher risk of child maltreatment than others
A discussion of problems in defining and understanding the complexities of stepfamilies, and differences between stepfamilies and nuclear families.
The book provides snapshot of the diversity of family types, the changes and transitions a family may experience, and issues affecting families
This book uses data from the Children in Families Study of the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Discusses the appropriateness of adoption as a means of establishing the legal status and family relationships of stepchildren with their stepparents