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The future of the family

Author: Daniel P Moynihan; Timothy M Smeeding; Lee Rainwater
Publisher: New York : Russell Sage Foundation, ©2004.
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"This book takes stock of the state of the family in the United States today and addresses the ways in which public policy affects the family and vice versa."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel P Moynihan; Timothy M Smeeding; Lee Rainwater
ISBN: 0871546256 9780871546258
OCLC Number: 54758922
Description: xxvii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface: A Dahrendorf inversion and the twilight of the family: the challenge to the conference / Daniel P. Moynihan --
Challenge of family system changes for research and policy / Timothy M. Smeeding, Daniel P. Moynihan, Lee Rainwater --
Spread of single-parent families in the United States since 1960 / David T. Ellwood, Christopher Jencks --
Unmarried cohabitation and parenthood: here to stay? European perspectives / Kathleen Kiernan --
Single-parent poverty, inequality, and the welfare state / Lee Rainwater, Timothy M. Smeeding --
Father absence and child well-being: a critical review / Wendy Sigle-Rushton, Sara McLanahan --
Fatherlessness in non-intact families and gender inequality in intact families: two sides of the same coin? / Janet C. Gornick --
Developmentalist perspective: a missing voice / P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale --
Demography, public policy, and "problem" families / Douglas A. Wolf --
Marriage, family, and the welfare of children: a call for action / Wade F. Horn --
Progressive family policy in the twenty-first century / Will Marshall, Isabel V. Sawhill --
Disincentives to care: a critique of U.S. family policy / Nancy Folbre --
Value of children / Samuel H. Preston --
Values, policy, and the family / Frank F. Furstenberg --
Policy and the family / Irwin Garfinkel.
Responsibility: Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Timothy M. Smeeding, and Lee Rainwater, editors.

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"This book takes stock of the state of the family in the United States today and addresses the ways in which public policy affects the family and vice versa."--Jacket.

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