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Taking parenting public : the case for a new social movement

Author: Sylvia Ann Hewlett; Nancy Rankin; Cornel West
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002.
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"Taking Parenting Public" brings together thinkers from diverse fields spanning the political spectrum. Featuring contributions from experts in economics, political science, public policy, child  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taking parenting public.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2002
(OCoLC)606646821
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Ann Hewlett; Nancy Rankin; Cornel West
ISBN: 0742521109 9780742521100 0742521117 9780742521117
OCLC Number: 47297588
Description: xxii, 295 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: On rekindling a spirit of "home training" : a mother's notes from the front / Enola G. Aird --
Empty parenthood : the loss of parental authority in the postmodern family / David Elkind --
From Father knows best to The Simpsons--on TV, parenting has lost its halo / Bernice Kanner --
The economic status of parents in postwar America / Edward N. Wolff --
Time crunch among American parents / Juliet B. Schor --
Low-income parents and the time famine / S. Jody Heymann --
Political trends among American parents : the 1950s to 1996 / Ruy Teixeira --
Taxes and the family : a conservative perspective / Allan C. Carlson --
Observations on some proposals to help parents : a progressive perspective / William A. Galston --
Back to the future : a GI Bill for the twenty-first century / Peter Winn --
The paths from here / Raymond Seidelman --
What it will take to build a family-friendly America / Theda Skocpol --
The emerging fatherhood movement : making room for daddy / Wade F. Horn --
The parent vote / Nancy Rankin --
Fixing social insecurity : a proposal to finance parenthood / Nancy Rankin --
Taking parenting public / Ruth A. Wooden.
Responsibility: edited by Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Nancy Rankin, Cornel West.

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