Welcome to Curving Normality, the personal webpage of Rense Nieuwenhuis: a sociologist answering the question how the interplay between (a.) changing processes of family formation and (b.) social policy innovations produces inequality. His research explains why trends in inequality are different across OECD countries.
The political context of single-parent families is particularly relevant, as single parenthood represents a new social risk with adverse outcomes. This open panel invites theory-driven empirical studies on the political context of single- parent families. We specifically invite papers that address: Social Policy Responses: descriptions and analyses of social policy innovations focused on single-parent families.… Continue Reading