ERIC Number: ED394635
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Young Families: How Are They Coping? = Les jeunes familles: comment se debrouillent-elles?
Theilheimer, Ish, Ed.; Eisner, Kathy, Ed.
Transition, v25 n4 Dec 1995
This issue of the newsletter "Transition" focuses on young families and the problems they face. The newsletter contains book reviews, descriptions of upcoming events, and articles covering various aspects of young families. Articles are: (1) "Taking the Plunge" (Deidre Yukich), focusing on one woman's family planning decisions; (2) "Parenthood in the '90s--Shifting Roles" (Scott Piatkowski); (3) "Young Families in the 1990s--Uncertainty and Change" (Marie McNaughton); (4) "Family Formation of Young Adults of the '90s" (Zenaida R. Ravanera), examining historical and current trends, including common-law unions and never-married people having children; (5) "To Become Couples and Parents--New Answers to an Old Challenge" (Nicole Marcil-Gratton), analyzing trends in the lifestyles of young families in Quebec, including cohabitation versus marriage; and (6) "The Prospects of Young Families" (Susan McGrath and others), emphasizing the need for a national response to the problems and needs of young families, including unemployment, low incomes, and inadequacy of existing social programs. (BGC)
Descriptors: Cohabitation, Early Childhood Education, Family Life, Family Relationship, Family (Sociological Unit), Fathers, Foreign Countries, Life Style, Low Income, Marital Status, Marriage, Mothers, One Parent Family, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Parenting Skills, Parents, Poverty, Sociocultural Patterns, Young Adults, Young Children
Vanier Institute of the Family, 120 Holland Avenue, Suite 300, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y OX6, Canada (Individual member, $30; Organization, $65; Associate member, $20; or free to those who find the fee a financial burden).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Vanier Inst. of the Family, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers: Canada; Family Support; Living Arrangements