Introduction Explaining lone motherhood : academic and political discourses in Britain and Germany Lone motherhood : late modernity and individualization The positioning of lone mothers in the Britain and German welfare states Mothering and paid employment : views and experiences Creating and interpreting meaning : the use of type categories Pioneers Copers Strugglers Borderliners Going it alone? : concluding discussion.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -161) and index.