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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Table of ContentsFragile 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.