Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861342775
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 07/18/2001
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

About the Author

Valerie Polakow, Eastern Michigan University, Therese Halskov, The National Danish School of Social Work and Per Schultz Jørgensen, Royal Danish School of Educational Studies

Table of Contents

Introduction: lone motherhood in international context

Part One
Whither equality? The worlds of Danish lone mothers
Critical obstacles confronting lone mothers
Struggling against the odds
Fighting for an education

Part Two
The outsiders - the worlds of ethnic minority lone mothers
Life on the margins

Part Three
Violence and the culture of silence
Life under siege

Conclusion: policy and practice recommendations

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