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Children of the 21st Century: From Birth to Nine Months (UK millennium cohort study series)

Author: Shirley Dex; Heather Joshi
Publisher: Policy Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English
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This book documents the early lives of almost 19,000 children born in the UK at the start of the 21st century. It is the first time that analysis from the hugely important Millennium Cohort Study has  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Children of the 21st Century: From Birth to Nine Months (UK millennium cohort study series)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Dex; Heather Joshi
OCLC Number: 943004101
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Contents: Introduction ~ Shirley Dex and Heather Joshi; Part 1: Children's origins: Financial, social and health circumstances mothers by ethnic origin ~ Hiranthi Jayaweera; Parent health and children's origins ~ Yvonne Kelly, Mel Bartley and Sir Michael Marmot; Housing conditions of Millennium children ~ Gareth Hughes and Kate Smith; Contrasting neighbourhoods ~ Ian Plewis; Part 2: Partnerships, parenthood and households: Parenting in partnerships ~ Lisa Calderwood; Parenting with absent fathers ~ Kate Smith and Kath Kiernan; Part 3: Pregnancy and childbirth: Care and services over childbirth ~ Yvonne Kelly, Macfarlane and Neville Butler; Multiple births ~ Neville Butler, Macfarlane and Yvonne Kelly; Age of motherhoo in the millennium ~ Heather Joshi; Part 4: Children's health and development: Inequalities in birth weight ~ Carol Dezateux, Tim Coles, Rosemary Tate, Helen Bedford and Catherine Peckham; Children's health, development and illness in the first year of life ~ Helen Bedford, Catherine Peckham, Neville Butler, Lucy Foster and Carol Dezateux; Emergence of obesity in children ~ Carol Dezateux, Tim Coles, Lucy Foster, Helen Bedford, Catherine Peckham and Neville Butler; Family environment and children's development ~ Schoon, Hope, Collishaw and Maughan; Part 5: Parents' work and employment: Parent's work-life balance ~ Shirley Dex; Fathers' employment and age of fathers ~ Denise Hawkes; Domestic division of labour/ parental employment ~ Heather Joshi; Part 6: Children's poverty: Child poverty ~ Jonathan Bradshaw and Mayhew; Part 7: Networks and wider family influences: Grandparenting in the Millennium Cohort Study ~ Brannen, Moss and Owen; Transmission of partnership breakdown across generations ~ Kelly Ward; Part 8: Child care arrangements: Child care choices and mother's employment ~ Shirley Dex; Part 9: Technical appendix: Ian Plewis

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