English title: Solo-Living, Demographic and Family Change: The Need to Know More About Men

Author(s): Lynn Jamieson - Fran Wasoff - Roona Simpson -

Language: English

Type: Journal article

Year: 2009

Abstract

Solo-living is analytically separate from 'being single' and merits separate study. In most Western countries more men are solo-living than women at ages conventionally associated with co-resident partners and children. Discussions of 'demographic transition' and change in personal life however typically place women in the vanguard, to the relative neglect of men. We draw on European Social Survey data and relevant qualitative research from Europe and North America demonstrating the need for further research.

Volume: 14

Issue: 2

From page no: 0

To page no: 0

Refereed: Yes

DOI: 10.5153/SRO.1888

Journal: Sociological research online

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