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Who are lone parents? Challenging the media perception

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McQuaid R (2014) Who are lone parents? Challenging the media perception. Informing and supporting action to improve health and tackle inequality [Blog post] 08.12.2014. https://www.gcph.co.uk/latest/news/537_who_are_lone_parents_challenging_the_media_perception

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First paragraph: In the media, lone parents are often portrayed as young, unemployed mothers on benefits whose children will grow up disadvantaged. How accurate is this view? Figures cited in this report for the GCPH by Edinburgh Napier and Stirling Universities shed a more accurate light on the case.

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StatusPublished
FundersGlasgow Centre for Population Health
Publication date online08/12/2014
PublisherGlasgow Centre for Population Health
Publisher URLhttps://www.gcph.co.uk/…media_perception

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Professor Ronald McQuaid
Professor Ronald McQuaid

Professor of Work and Employment, Management, Work and Organisation

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Lone Parents and their Employability
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