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What is shared care?

Haux, Tina and Reichl Luthra, Renee (2019) What is shared care? Working paper. Institute for Social and Economic Research University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, UK, UK, ESSEX (Unpublished) (KAR id:81451)

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Abstract

Shared care is becoming the most popular separation arrangement internationally. Yet, the evidence base on shared care remains thin in the UK with estimates of its prevalence varying between three and 17 per cent. Capturing a relatively new and evolving phenomenon such as shared care is a challenge for longitudinal surveys as much of their value is based on asking the same questions over time. This project explores how shared care is understood, negotiated and practiced by separated families, to assess the appropriateness of existing questions in Understanding Society in capturing the phenomenon, and to suggest changes where appropriate.

Item Type: Monograph (Working paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: Social Change, Family Formation And Dissolution, Childbearing, Fertility, Survey Methodology, Sociology Of Households, and Caregiving
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Tina Haux
Date Deposited: 29 May 2020 13:18 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2020 13:19 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/81451 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Haux, Tina: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7140-019X
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