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  • 26 May 2020
    Tina Miller

    Families, caring and COVID-19

    I’m not a regular tweeter, but on Sunday evening (10-05-20) was driven to reach for my phone as Boris Johnson signed off from his ‘keep alert’ broadcast, next-steps-in-the-pandemic, rallying call (@proftinamiller). This was because in a 14+ minute speech there was no mention of family, even as families sat in expectation, hope and lockdown, to […]

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  • 28 Feb 2020

    New Families, Old Problems: New Family Forms and the Law

    Dr Lydia Bracken, University of Limerick, Ireland Although the sexual family structure consisting of one heterosexual mother and one heterosexual father living with their genetically related offspring continues to occupy a privileged position in many countries, ‘non-traditional’ and ‘new’ families are on the rise.  Variations in family structure have become possible (and necessary) due to […]

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