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Mothers alone : strategies for a time of change

Author: Sheila B Kamerman; Alfred J Kahn
Publisher: Dover, Mass. : Auburn House Pub. Co., ©1988.
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Single-mother families are becoming an increasingly large and diversified group in the United States and other industrialized countries. From the poor, uneducated, unskilled teenager to the middle-class professional mother by choice, single mothers and their children face serious economic and social difficulties. This timely and comprehensive volume considers public policy options that respond to the needs of single  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kamerman, Sheila B.
Mothers alone.
Dover, Mass. : Auburn House Pub. Co., ©1988
(OCoLC)569927155
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila B Kamerman; Alfred J Kahn
ISBN: 0865691835 9780865691834
OCLC Number: 17619644
Description: xvi, 239 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Mothers Alone: Themes and Variations Looking Backwards: The Search for Perspective Clarifying the Options: Insights from Abroad Single Mothers: Happenstance and Choice Income: Earnings, Child Support, and Government Benefits Time and Help: Managing Work, Family, Home, and Personal Life Social Change and Social Problem: Designing a Policy
Responsibility: Sheila B. Kamerman, Alfred J. Kahn.
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Single-mother families are becoming an increasingly large and diversified group in the United States and other industrialized countries. From the poor, uneducated, unskilled teenager to the middle-class professional mother by choice, single mothers and their children face serious economic and social difficulties. This timely and comprehensive volume considers public policy options that respond to the needs of single mothers and their children, particularly in the areas of income, work, and child care.

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