Essays Tagged: "Australian Institute of Family Studies"

Why are todays women having fewer children later on in life?

AbstractThe prominent theme in today's society is the decreasing number of children born to Australian women. Most social literature is often based on the numbers which show that Australia is ... id work and reliable contraceptive methods. Aspin is not the only one with such conclusions so are (Australian Institute of Family Studies, 2002; Bessant and Watts, 2002 ).According to E. Gary (2001) ...

(10 pages) 98 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Sociology and the Family: Marriage, Divorce and Defacto Partnering

mily networks and changes in the norms governing family life have considerable implications for the Australian family as a unit.Over the last 20 years the marriage rate has begun to decline. The numbe ... -first century, however at this present time, it is a fluctuating, but stable institution.ReferencesAustralian Institute of Family Studies, (2001), ,Browne, E., (1979), The Empty Cradle, NSW Universit ...

(4 pages) 310 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

'Till death us do part' 1 Explain the reasons for the rising divorce rate and identify the groups most at risk from divorce - and why.

arriage and divorce; it is no longer viewed by some as a life long formal contract between partners.Australian divorce rates between 1901 and 1910 measured 0.1 per 1000 population, with a marginal inc ... owever, the rate continued raising the crude divorce rate in 2001 measured 2.8 per 1000 population (Australian Bureau of Statistics Austats: 1301.0, 2003, p.4).Throughout this paper, I will examine th ...

(8 pages) 77 0 2.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A major change

ustralia, only one marriage in ten ended in divorce; nowadays the figure is more than one in three (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 1996: p.45). A consequence of this change has been a substantial in ... from all this, returning to more restrictive divorce laws seems to be a solution little favoured by Australians. (Harrison, 1990).Hart (cited in Haralambos, 1995), writing from a Marxist-feminist posi ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays