ERIC Number: ED394708
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
International Directory of IYF Research Activities [with] Supplement 1994.
Australian Inst. of Family Studies, Melbourne.
This directory is aimed at increasing understanding of functions and problems of families, by providing information on research activities which fall within the goals of the International Year of the Family (IYF) initiative. Compiled through a cooperative effort of the Australian Institute of Family Studies and The United Nations Secretariat for the IYF, the directory contains 332 entries from 47 countries. Research activities include research conducted to investigate family issues and problems; studies to determine characteristics of family structures in different regions; collections of statistical data on families; reviews of public and private institutions providing family care programs; evaluation of innovative family programs; reviews of family-related policies; and studies on the legal, social, and economic rights of families. Each directory entry lists country name, project name, organizations involved, contact person, summary, timetable, funding source and amount, and keywords. A separately-bound Supplement contains entries received after the publication deadlines for the main volume. It contains 107 research projects from 21 countries. (BGC)
Descriptors: Family Programs, Family (Sociological Unit), Foreign Countries, Program Descriptions, Questionnaires, Research Projects, Statistics
Australian Institute of Family Studies, 300 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Main volume, $20 Australian dollars; Supplement, $10 Australian dollars).
Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Inst. of Family Studies, Melbourne.
Identifiers: Australia; United Nations Intl Year of the Family 1994