Below is a curated list of articles and book chapters on the subject of lone-parent families. Lone-parent is also a synonym for single-parent so we would advise looking at our bibliography for single parent families too.
Amado, S.M., Casado, R.M. and Barbero, F.L. (2016) Training for the employment of women heads of lone parent families: Adaptation of the European program Restart 3 to the Spanish situation. Association for Computing Machinery, pp. 217.
Attar-Schwartz, S., Filippelli, J. and Fallon, B. (2019) ‘Does a Co-Resident Grandparent Matter? Characteristics of Maltreatment-Related Investigations Involving Lone-Parent Families’, British Journal of Social Work, 49(6), pp. 1638-1657.
Attar-Schwartz, S., Tan, J.-., Buchanan, A., Flouri, E. and Griggs, J. (2009) ‘Grandparenting and Adolescent Adjustment in Two-Parent Biological, Lone-Parent, and Step-Families’, Journal of Family Psychology, 23(1), pp. 67-75.
Bertrand, J.-. (1994) ‘Geography of the family: lone-parent households in Quebec’, Bulletin – Association de Geographes Francais, 1994-5, pp. 517-528.
Bradshaw, J. and Millar, J. (1990) ‘Lone‐parent families in the UK: Challenges for social security policy’, International Social Security Review, 43(4), pp. 446-459.
Castro, M.A.L., Thériault, M. and Vandersmissen, M.-. (2015) ‘Evolution in the mobility of members of lone-parent families in the Québec metropolitan area between 1996 and 2006: A comparison between female-headed and male-headed households’, Cahiers de Geographie du Quebec, 59(167), pp. 209-250.
Challe, L., Gallo, J., L’Horty, Y., Du Parquet, L. and Petit, P. (2021) ‘Lone parent seeks apartment: Housing discrimination and family status in Paris’, Population, 76(1), pp. 77-113.
Chambaz, C. (2001) ‘Lone-parent families in Europe: A variety of economic and social circumstances’, Social Policy and Administration, 35(6), pp. 658-671.
Dowler, E. (1997) ‘Budgeting for food on a low income in the UK: The case of lone-parent families’, Food Policy, 22(5), pp. 405-417.
Dronkers, J. (1994) ‘The changing effects of lone parent families on the educational attainment of their children in a european welfare state’, Sociology, 28(1), pp. 171-191.
Duncan, G.J., Yeung, J.W. and Rodgers, W. (1994) ‘Lone-parent families in the US. Dynamics, economics status and developmental consequences’, Population (Paris), 49(6), pp. 1419-1435.
Hakovirta, M.I.A., Skinner, C., Hiilamo, H. and Jokela, M. (2020) ‘Child poverty, child maintenance and interactions with social assistance benefits among lone parent families: A comparative analysis’, Journal of social policy, 49(1), pp. 19-39.
Helman, S. (2011) ‘”Let us help them to raise their children into good citizens”: The lone-parent families act and the wages of care-giving in Israel’, Social Politics, 18(1), pp. 52-81.
Kerr, D. and Beaujot, R. (2002) ‘Family relations, low income, and child outcomes: A comparison of Canadian children in intact-, step-, and lone-parent families’, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 43(2), pp. 134-152.
Mackereth, C. (2007) ‘Kids and us–a project for lone parent families.’, Community practitioner : the journal of the Community Practitioners’ & Health Visitors’ Association, 80(6), pp. 26-28.
Millar, J. and Whiteford, P. (1993) ‘Child support in lone-parent families: policies in Australia and the UK’, Policy & Politics, 21(1), pp. 59-72.
Parsons, M.D. (1990) ‘Lone parent Canadian families and the socioeconomic achievements of children as adults’, Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 21(3), pp. 353-367.
Quarmby, T. and Dagkas, S. (2013) ‘Locating the place and meaning of physical activity in the lives of young people from low-income, lone-parent families’, Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 18(5), pp. 459-474.
Quinless, J.M. (2013) ‘First nations teenaged f emale lone parent families in Canada: Recognizing f amily diversity and the importance of networks of care’, International Indigenous Policy Journal, 4(1).
Rafferty, A. and Wiggan, J. (2011) ‘Choice and Welfare reform: Lone parents’ decision making around paid work and family life’, Journal of social policy, 40(2), pp. 275-293.
Rowlinqson, K. and McKay, S. (2014) ‘Lone parent families: Gender, class and state’Lone Parent Families: Gender, Class and State Taylor and Francis, pp. 1-243.
Ruspini, E. (2013). Lone mothers and lone fathers. In Diversity in Family Life (pp. 93-116). Policy Press.
Schlesinger, B. (1996) ‘Lone-parent families in cross-cultural perspectives: ethnic and immigration issues.’, International journal of sociology of the family, 26(1), pp. 89-105.
Sharland, M., Atkinson, P., Maguire, H. and Begg, N. (1997) ‘Lone parent families are an independent risk factor for lower rates of childhood immunisation in London.’, Communicable disease report.CDR review, 7(11), pp. 169.
Sharpe, D.L., Abdel‐Ghany, M. And Silver, J.L. (1995) ‘Spending patterns of lone‐parent and two‐parent Canadian families’, Journal of Consumer Studies & Home Economics, 19(3), pp. 289-298.
Skinner, C., Meyer, D.R., Cook, K. and Fletcher, M. (2017) ‘Child Maintenance and Social Security Interactions: The Poverty Reduction Effects in Model Lone Parent Families across Four Countries’, Journal of social policy, 46(3), pp. 495-516.
Snell, K.D.M. (1987) ‘Lone-parent families and the Welfare State: Past and present’, Continuity and Change, 2(3), pp. 387-422.
Sumaza, C.R. (2001) ‘Lone parent families within new labour welfare reform’, International Journal of Phytoremediation, 21(1), pp. 231-247.
Voronina, G.L. and Ianak, A.L. (2018) ‘Single-parent families: Their types and social portrait of the lone parent’, Woman in Russian Society, 2018(1), pp. 53-66.
Wall, K. (2003) ‘Lone-parent families’, Sociologia, Problemas e Praticas, 43, pp. 51-66.