family breakdown


To reduce the prison population, try fixing the family

Lindsay Mitchell | 18 June 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: crime, family breakdown, New Zealand, prisons


Let the nuclear family explode, says Britain’s top family judge

Ann Farmer | 04 June 2018 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Britain, family breakdown, family courts


Alternative truths: a wife’s view of a gay coming out

Veronika Winkels | 15 September 2017 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: divorce, family breakdown, homosexuality


Behind the homelessness trend: broken homes

Carolyn Moynihan | 06 June 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family breakdown, homelessness


In Kenya and America, absent dads linked with crime

Mathew Otieno | 29 July 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: crime, family breakdown, Kenya


The social and economic costs of legal abortion

John D. Mueller | 18 July 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, economics, family breakdown
Abortion is the main cause of family breakdown, argues an economist.


What makes a violent extremist?

Carolyn Moynihan | 29 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: family breakdown, ISIS, shootings, terrorism
ISIS videos and hate preachers. Anything else?


Youth crime, curfews - and what else?

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 June 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: crime, family breakdown, youth


Safe in the right hands

William Stearman | 17 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: family breakdown, gun control, mass shootings
A retired military and foreign affairs expert makes the case for allowing Americans to have and carry guns.


Maybe ‘I do’

Kevin Andrews | 10 October 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: family breakdown, marriage
Unless we celebrate marriage as the best environment for raising children, many of them will face a lifetime of poverty.


The “bushfire” threatening Australia: fragile families

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 September 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Australia, family breakdown, family policy
Australia is known as the Lucky Country but a report on child welfare published this week suggests that its luck is running out.


Family connections: who is more likely to lash out?

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 August 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family breakdown, religion, violence
Over the weekend I read a new book in which the mother of three-month-old twins (born prematurely) who died from head injuries in 2006 gives her account of the circumstances surrounding their deaths.


Fatherless youths run riot

Joanna Bogle | 12 August 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: British riots, family breakdown, youth
Will the mayhem in British cities this week finally convince doubters that family structure matters?


What the young British rioters really lack

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 August 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family breakdown, morality
British Prime Minister David Cameron, addressing Parliament on this week's riots, talks about morality and parenting.


Anders Breivik’s broken family

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 July 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family breakdown, Norway
Norway is one of those Scandinavian countries which are often lauded for their social security and even “family-friendly” policies. But it appears from this tragic episode that there are some things social welfare and openness do not guarantee.


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