Simon Duncan is Professor of Comparative Social Policy at the University of Bradford. He has particular research interests in families, relationships, and personal life, including living apart together, cohabitation and marriage, motherhood and paid work, teenage parenting, lone motherhood, and in the geography of family forms. Recent publications include 'New families? Tradition and change in partnering and relationships' (2008) in Park, A., et al (eds.) British Social Attitudes: the 24th Report, London: Sage (with Miranda Phillips); 'People who live apart together (LATs) - how different are they? (2010) Sociological Review, 58, 1, 112-134 (with Miranda Phillips), Teenage parenting - what's the problem? London, Tufnel press (2010 ed. with Edwards, R. and Alexander, C.) and 'The World We Have Made: Individualisation and Personal Life in the 1950s', Sociological Review (2011). He is currently working on an ESRC research project on living apart together, with Miranda Phillips and Sasha Roseneil.
School of Social and International Studies
University of Bradford