Concepts of the family and their implications for the organisation of social welfare services are examined.
AIFS produces a number of publications relating to our research throughout the year. These include research papers and reports, facts sheets, commissioned reports and submissions. We also publish our peer-reviewed journal Family Matters twice a year and prepared reports for Closing the Gap.
All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.
See also publications from Growing Up in Australia .
AIFS has published this doctoral dissertation as a contribution to the debate on the economics of the family and the implications for policy.
Provides a reference for researchers and workers in government and service organisations
A summary of issues edited by Don Stewart
This paper discusses the body of case and statute law covering aspects of unmarried cohabitation in Australia and looks at the effect of these laws
Paper is based on the findings from a pilot study of possible educational problems suffered by the growing number of children from one parents homes
Outlines the provision of the Family Law Act 1975, examines the changes in the divorce rate since 1975 and the processes of the Family Court
Social support networks: A critical review of models and findings: Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) Monograph No 1
The first section of this monograph identifies and evaluates the major explanatory models in use and summarises important findings.
This paper argues, the family, is also the most violent civilian group or institution in our society.
Briefly surveys the history of the rights of the child, showing that the condition of children today is, generally speaking, far better