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Single Parents and Child Welfare in the New Russia provides new evidence and analysis of the effects of this phenomenon of child welfare and assesses the social policy responses of the Russian government. The authors emphasize the urgent need for detailed country-level analysis of the situation at a time of great change and increased risk.
Single Parents and Child Welfare in the New Russia provides new evidence and analysis of the effects of this phenomenon of child welfare and assesses the social policy responses of the Russian government.
The authors emphasize the urgent need for detailed country-level analysis of the situation at a time of great change and increased : Palgrave Macmillan UK. Get this from a library. Single parents and child welfare in the new Russia.
[Jeni Klugman; Albert Motivans;] -- With the transition to a market economy, numbers of single parent families in Russia are placed under an intensified threat of poverty. This text provides evidence and analysis of. Women without Men book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
Women without Men illuminates Russia's quiet revolution in family life /5. The author uncovers parallels between (post-) Soviet and Western practices in child welfare and attitudes towards ‘bad’ mothers, and proposes a new way of interpreting kinship where the state is an integral member.
Elena Khlinovskaya Rockhill was born in Russia Pages: Women without Men illuminates Russia's "quiet revolution" in family life through the lens of single motherhood. Drawing on extensive ethnographic and interview data, Jennifer Utrata focuses on the puzzle of how single motherhood—frequently seen as a social problem in other contexts—became taken for granted in the New Russia.
Book description: Childhood held a special place in Soviet society: seen as the key to a better future, children were imagined as the only privileged class. Therefore, the rapid emergence in post-Soviet Russia of the vast numbers of vulnerable ‘social orphans’, or children who have living relatives but.
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Single Parents and Child Welfare in the New Russia. Single Parents and Child Welfare in the New Russia by Jeni Klugman, Albert Motivans Single Parents and Child Welfare in the New Russia by Jeni Klugman, Albert Motivans (pp.
In Russia, as in other countries, more and more children are being brought up by single parents. But in the last year, when the standard of living took a nose dive, more were abandoned by parents.
Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, £ (cloth) Lost to the state is a remarkable book which looks at the bleak and disrupted lives of children and young people in the Russian welfare system. It presents a depressing account of children who, for reasons of neglect, abuse, or sometimes simple poverty, cannot live at home.
Drawing on ethnographic data and interviews with 90 single mothers and 30 grandmothers (babushki) in Russia, I explore intergenerational negotiations for support.
Both single mothers and grandmothers are held accountable for doing gendered age, but labor and marriage markets tip the balance in favor of single. A Child's First Playbook by Klugman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at abebooks Single Parents and Child Welfare in the New Russia.
Klugman, Jeni. Published by Palgrave Macmillan Limited Oddly enough, it was continuing research in children’s literature that finally convinced me to go ahead and write a book about “American Girls in Red Russia,” mishegas and all. In the archives of Ruth Epperson Kennell, who, in the s and s, published a number of books and stories about children in the Soviet Union, I found myself intrigued by Kennell’s own story, especially her.
An orphan (from the Greek: ορφανός, romanized: orphanós) is a child whose parents have died, are unknown, or have permanently abandoned them. In common usage, only a child who has lost both parents due to death is called an orphan. When referring to animals, only the mother's condition is usually relevant (i.e.
if the female parent has gone, the offspring is an orphan, regardless of. In particular, alongside reasonable means of securing the interests of children, the Law “On the Basic Safeguards of the Rights of the Child in the Russian Federation” also gave governmental bodies and public organizations the right to challenge in court virtually any decision made by the child’s parents.
The new Family Code. Defenders, meanwhile, argue that Russian children should only be adopted by Russian parents, and vow that they will open wide govemment coffers for adoptive and foster families.
Yet experts like Boris Altshuler, a veteran rights defender and head of Rights of the Child, warn that no-amount of money will solve Russia's orphan problem. All the Single Ladies. The proliferation of families with single mothers is not unique to Russia.
Rates of single parenthood have tripled since s as a share of American households. In addition, at least half of all U.S. children will spend part of their childhood in a single-parent family.
Women without men: single mothers and family change in the new Russia / Jennifer Utrata. HQ U87 Third millennium African single mothers & mother widows: ethno-religio-philosophical touch / P.N.
Wachege. Russia - Russia - Daily life and social customs: During the Soviet era most customs and traditions of Russia’s imperial past were suppressed, and life was strictly controlled and regulated by the state through its vast intelligence network. Beginning in the s, Mikhail Gorbachev’s reforms eased political and social restrictions, and common traditions and folkways, along with the open.
The total fertility rate of women varies from country to country, from a high of children born/woman in Niger to a low of in Singapore (as of ). Fertility is low in most Eastern European and Southern European countries; and high in most Sub-Saharan African countries. In some cultures, the mother's preference of family size influences that of the children through early adulthood.
My current research examines how “intensive grandmothering” in the United States affects the transition to parenthood, parents’ responses to the child-care crisis, and broader inequalities among families. Selected Publications.
Women without Men: Single Mothers and Family Change in the New Russia. Single-parent families, families of divorce, blended families, extended families, homeless families, migrant families, and gay and lesbian families represent some of the diversity in families that.
Women without Men illuminates Russia's "quiet revolution" in family life through the lens of single motherhood. Drawing on extensive ethnographic and interview data, Jennifer Utrata focuses on the puzzle of how single motherhood--frequently seen as a social problem in other contexts--became taken for granted in the New Russia.
Russia is undergoing a reform of its child welfare system. The general aim of the reform is deinstitutionalization. This implies fundamental changes at the ideological and institutional levels to redesign the system of residential care for children left without parental care and to develop a system of family placement.
Based on expert interviews, the article examines the institutional logic of. _____ and Marcia Carlson,“Single Parents, Poverty and Social Welfare Policies in the West,” in J.
Klugman and A. Motivans, eds. Single Parents and Child Welfare in the New Russia. London: Palgrave: In particular, alongside reasonable means of securing the interests of children, the Law “On the Basic Safeguards of the Rights of the Child in the Russian Federation” also gave governmental bodies and public organizations the right to challenge in court virtually any decision made by the child’s parents.
The new Family Code. In his new book The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution, Yuri Slezkine tells the story of the early Soviet regime — from the idealism of to the horrors of Stalin’s Great.
Studies in Russian History, vol. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, pp. $ ISBN Khlebnikov, Velimir. Doski sud'by. Vasilii Babkov. Konteksty Dosok Sud'by. Moscow: Rubezh stoletii, pp.
ISBN Klugman, Jeni and Albert Motivans. Single Parents and Child Welfare in the New Russia. Vast armies of Russian children who have run away from brutal orphanages wander the streets of Moscow and St. Petersburg. They are called Bezprizornye. Their ranks are swelled by the Beznadzornye, street kids who have been abandoned by their parents.
These hapless children are the tragic byproducts of the new Russia.The Kid Friendly ADHD Autism Cookbook Updated and Revised A guide to cooking for children with ADHD and autism features recipes for gluten- casein- and milk-free meals and provides information on food sensitivities versus food allergies, getting rid of junk food, and pleasing picky eaters.
KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and a premier source of data on children and families. Each year, the Foundation produces a comprehensive report — the KIDS COUNT Data Book — that assesses child well-being in the United States.
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