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Shared care time: An increasingly common arrangement?

Weston, Ruth; Qu, Lixia; Gray, Matthew; de Maio, John; Kaspiew, Rae; Moloney, Laurie; Hand, Kelly


One of the objectives of the 2006 changes to the family law system was to encourage greater involvement of both parents in children's lives following separation, provided that the children are protected from family violence, child abuse or neglect (see Kaspiew et al., 2009). Parental involvement entails such matters as: (a) taking primary or immediate care of children for significant periods of time (care time), including overnight stays where possible;1 (b) making a significant contribution to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Family Matters


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