Fragile Families and the Marriage Agenda / Edition 1

Fragile Families and the Marriage Agenda / Edition 1

by Lori Kowaleski-Jones, Nicholas Wolfinger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387258841

ISBN-13: 9780387258843

Pub. Date: 08/28/2005

Publisher: Springer US

This book explores issues related to fragile families from many different perspectives, looking particularly at the causes and consequences of this issue. Some social sciences contend that marriage is the solution to many of the problems associated with single-parent families. This book is divided into sections covering legal and theoretical perspectives, causes

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Overview

This book explores issues related to fragile families from many different perspectives, looking particularly at the causes and consequences of this issue. Some social sciences contend that marriage is the solution to many of the problems associated with single-parent families. This book is divided into sections covering legal and theoretical perspectives, causes and consequences of offspring wellbeing, and the aspect of father’s importance to "fragile families."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387258843
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Fragile Families and the Marriage Agenda.- Marrying for America.- Teen Childbearing and Public Policy.- Fragile Families and Family Law.- Family Structure and Child Well-Being.- Shifting Fortunes in a Changing Economy.- Family Structure and Adolescent Labor Market Participation.- Maybe Someday.- Fatherhood as a Transformative Process.

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