Lone parents work aspirations: a literature review

Ray, K., Husain, F. and Vegeris, S. 2011. Lone parents work aspirations: a literature review. Unpublished report to Gingerbread as part of a Big Lottery Fund project.

TitleLone parents work aspirations: a literature review
AuthorsRay, K., Husain, F. and Vegeris, S.
TypeProject report
Year2011
PublisherUnpublished report to Gingerbread as part of a Big Lottery Fund project
Publication dates
Completed2011

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