Children's Understanding of their Sibling Relationships
Rosalind Edwards, Lucy Hadfield and Melanie Mauthner
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Sibling relationships are both patterned and diverse. This report provides an 'insider' perspective on these relationships and highlights their complexity. The research explores the views of children in middle childhood, aged between 7 and 13. It shows that relationships varying according to context, with gender and the age hierarchy as important features.
Published for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation by NCB.
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Rosalind Edwards is Professor in Social Policy and Head of the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research at London South Bank University. Rosalind has researched and published widely on a range of issues concerning families, with a focus on the perspectives on family members, including children and young people. She has a particular interest in social divisions and diversity, social resources and social change.
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