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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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