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Changes in patterns of post-separation parenting over time: Recent Australian data

Smyth, Bruce; Weston, Ruth; Moloney, Lawrie; Richardson, Nick; Temple, Jeromey


This article examines continuity and change in post-separation patterns of parenting across a three-year time span. We analyse longitudinal data from two recent Australian studies: the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey; and the Caring for Children after Parental Separation (CFC) Project. Mother-residence was found to be the most common and the most stable pattern. Though far less common, father-residence also appeared to be reasonably stable. By contrast, shared...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Family Studies


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