Policy Press

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Families, Relationships and Societies

An international journal of research and debate


Lynn Jamieson, University of Edinburgh 


Alison Koslowski, University of Edinburgh

Autumn Roesch-Marsh, University of Edinburgh 

Open Space Editors

Esther Dermott, University of Bristol, UK

Tina Miller,Oxford Brookes University, UK 

Print: 2046-7435
Online: 2046-7443

March, July and November

About the journal

Families, Relationships and Societies (FRS) is a vibrant social science journal advancing scholarship and debates in the field of families and relationships. It explores family life, relationships and generational issues across the life course. Bringing together a range of social science perspectives, with a strong policy and practice focus, it is also strongly informed by sociological theory and the latest methodological approaches. The title 'Families, Relationships and Societies' encompasses the fluidity, complexity and diversity of contemporary social and personal relationships and their need to be understood in the context of different societies and cultures. Read more