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Both parenthood and parenting within intact and separated families can take many forms and has changed radically in recent times. Parents may be same or different sex, cohabiting or "living apart together". Changing expectations around traditional gendered caring and bread-winning roles are affecting the way we parent. The network members are particularly interested in:

  • challenging the concept of  ‘parental alienation’
  • parenthood and parenting in non-traditional families
  • parenthood following donor insemination
  • post-separation parenting
  • shared parenting styles in intact, separated, and step families
  • surrogacy and parenthood

Network members’ projects on Parenthood/Parenting