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Family Policies and Family Well-Being

Family Policies and Family Well-Being
The Role of Political Culture

August 1992 | 201 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Exploring the connections between family policies, individual and family well-being and political culture, this volume examines several research projects and concludes that their results challenge the view that governmental social programmes in the United States have been detrimental to family life.

The results also clarify the relationship between states' political cultures and the kinds of family policies enacted. Additionally, Zimmerman provides guidelines to aid the development of a policy agenda designed to enhance the well-being of individuals and families - regardless of where they live.

Mapping the Book

Family Policy and Families
Their Intersections

The Goal of Family Policy
Individual and Family Well-Being

Political Culture
Definitions and Variations in the 50 States

Attitudes Toward Government and Families
The Role of Political Culture

States' Policy Approaches to Families
The Role of Political Culture

Family Policies and Family Well-Being
The Role of Political Culture

Family Policies and Family Well-Being and the Role of Political Culture
Summary, Comments, and Conclusions


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