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Shrinking society
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Shrinking society

Church-going is declining. Among migrant communities, it is still strong. But for the second and third generation the attractions of active religion are also less.   Steve Latham   Before the atheists get too excited, however, they need to reflect that the same phenomenon is occurring among political parties and […]

Foster Parents in the UK: a snapshot
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Foster Parents in the UK: a snapshot

Fostering agencies are finding it more and more difficult to find suitable carers for children in need of temporary homes.   Children who are in foster care can range from being as young as new-borns to young adults and they come into the system for a variety of reasons, some […]

New social challenges under the spotlight
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New social challenges under the spotlight

Social organisations will meet at an event London on the 16th January to discuss the situation of families in the new economic climate. Their current problems, needs, internal conflicts and worries are different to those faced previously, when the economy was in better shape and education and living costs were […]