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Title All our families : new policies for a new century : a report of the Berkeley family forum / edited by Mary Ann Mason, Arlene Skolnick, Stephen D. Sugarman.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.850973 ALL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 260 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction / Mary Ann Mason, Arlene Skolnick and Stephen D. Sugarman -- 2. Single-Parent Families / Stephen D. Sugarman -- 3. Families Started by Teenagers / Jane Mauldon -- 4. Children of Divorce: A Society in Search of Policy / Judith S. Wallerstein -- 5. The Modern American Stepfamily: Problems and Possibilities / Mary Ann Mason -- 6. Gay and Lesbian Families: Queer Like Us / Judith Staccy -- 7. A Sign of Family Disorder? Changing Representations of Parental Kidnapping / Paula S. Fass -- 8. New Families: Modern Couples as New Pioneers / Philip Cowan and Carolyn Pape Cowan -- 9. Working Families: Hearth to Market / Neil Gilbert -- 10. Abusive and Neglecting Parents and the Care of Their Children / Richard P. Barth -- 11. Solomon's Children: The New Biologism, Psychological Parenthood, Attachment Theory, and the Best Interests Standard / Arlene Skolnick.
Summary Contributors focus on the many types of contemporary families of today, including divorcing families, single parent families, step families, dual income families, adolescent patent families, adoptive families, and gay and lesbian families. The book proposes new policies for strengthening all families as we move into the next century.
Other author Mason, Mary Ann.
Skolnick, Arlene S., 1933-
Sugarman, Stephen D.
Subject Families -- United States.
Family policy -- United States.
Stepfamilies -- United States.
Adoptive parents -- United States.
Single parents -- United States.
Gay parents -- United States.
Social change -- United States.
United States -- Social policy.
ISBN 0195108310
0195108329 (paperback)