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This file is part of the UP2YOUTH research map on transitions to parenthood.



Indications of contents


German Youth Institute (DJI) - Department: Families and Family Policies



Dr. Karin Jurczyk; Dr. Barbara Thiessen

Location: City/Country


Main theme

Young parenthood

Keywords area of work

(10 max)

Familie und Arbeitswelt; familienbezogene Infrastrukturen; lokale Familienpolitik; Leistungen von Familien; Hilfen für Familien in Risikolagen [Family and working world; family related infrastructures; local family policy; performed work by families; services for families in situations of risk]

Brief description of institution (250 words max)

The German Youth Institute is a non-university social science research entity. Its focus is on studying the situation of children, youth, women, and families along with the public services provided to support and promote these groups.

Running projects

IzKK - Information Centre/ Child Abuse and Neglect (2000 - 2010)

Health Starts in the Family (2006 - 2009)

National Centre on Prevention of Neglect and Maltreatment in Early Childhood (2007 - 2010)

Processes of education between family and all-day school (2008 - 2010)

Child protection in families where conflicts between parents has escalated (2007 - 2009)

 Family competences Portfolio (2007 - 2009)

Relevant Publications

Marbach, Jan. H./ Bien, Walter (Hrsg.):Familiale Beziehungen. Familienalltag und soziale Netzwerke. Ergebnisse der drei Wellen des Familiensurvey. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008 [Family relations. Family's everyday life and social networks. Results of the third wave of the family survey]

Diller, Angelika/ Heitkötter, Martina/ Rauschenbach, Thomas (Hrsg.):Familie im Zentrum. Kinderfördernde und elternunterstützende Einrichtungen - aktuelle Entwicklungslinien und Herausforderungen. München: DJI-Verlag 2008 [Family in the centre. Measurements to support children and parents - current trends and challenges.]

Zerle, Claudia/ Krok Isabelle: Null Bock auf Familie? Der schwierige Weg junger Männer in die Vaterschaft. Herausgegeben von der Bertelsmann Stiftung. Gütersloh: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2008

[Can't be bothered with family? The complicated path of young men towards fatherhood. Edited by Bertelsmann Stiftung]




Last Updated ( Tuesday, 07 July 2009 )

Project supported by funding under the European Union's Sixth Research Framework Programme - Coordinated by IRIS e.V.

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