Fragile Families and the Marriage Agenda / Edition 1

Fragile Families and the Marriage Agenda / Edition 1

by Lori Kowaleski-Jones, Nicholas Wolfinger Lori Kowaleski-Jones
ISBN-10:
0387258841
ISBN-13:
9780387258843
Pub. Date:
08/25/2005
Publisher:
Springer US
ISBN-10:
0387258841
ISBN-13:
9780387258843
Pub. Date:
08/25/2005
Publisher:
Springer US
Fragile Families and the Marriage Agenda / Edition 1

Fragile Families and the Marriage Agenda / Edition 1

by Lori Kowaleski-Jones, Nicholas Wolfinger Lori Kowaleski-Jones
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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."



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ISBN-13: 9780387258843
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 08/25/2005
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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