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American Families and the Future : Analyses of Possible Destinies.

By: Hanks, Roma S.
Contributor(s): Sussman, Marvin B | Settles, Barbara H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Taylor and Francis, 2015Copyright date: ©1993Description: 1 online resource (328 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317764878.Subject(s): United States - Social conditions - 1980-Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: American Families and the Future : Analyses of Possible DestiniesDDC classification: 306.850973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Copyright -- Title -- Contents -- Expanding Choice in Long Term Planning for Family Futures -- Introduction -- Opportunities and Necessities for Planning -- Requirements for Planning -- Trends in the Expansion of Choice -- Summary -- Implications for Research and Theory -- Implications for Practice and Professional Education -- Foundations for Family Activities in Long Range Planning -- DEMOGRAPHIC ISSUES -- Recent Demographic Change: Implications for Families Planning for the Future -- Introduction -- Mortality and Life Expectancy -- Marriage -- Fertility -- Divorce and Remarriage -- Women's Labor Force Participation -- Retirement -- Conclusions -- SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC ISSUES -- Present and Future Health Care for an Aging Society: A Proactive Self-Health Approach -- Introduction -- Conceptual Model for Self and Family Health Promotion -- Overview of Health Care Reform Proposals -- Proposed Strategies for Self and Family Health Promotion, Illness Prevention, and Optimum Adaptation to Chronic Illness -- Policy and Research Implications -- Conclusions -- Intergenerational Issues in Long Term Planning -- Understanding Long Term Planning and the Need to Plan -- Caregiving -- Who Gives the Care? -- Who Is Available? -- Views and Expectations of Caregiving -- Issues in Caregiving -- Issues of Choice and Control -- Caregiving as a Social Problem -- Institutional Care -- Medical-Caregiver Relationship -- At What Costs Is Caregiving Being Given? -- Filial Responsibility -- Emerging Legal Issues -- Conclusion -- Social Programs for Families in Poverty: Past Impacts and Future Prospects -- Introduction -- Government Attempts to Reduce Poverty -- Effect of Government Transfers on Poverty -- Reviewing Progress Since 1964 -- The Reagan Administration and Antipoverty Programs -- Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC).
Growth in Female Heads of Household and Their Rate of Poverty -- Explanations for Increases in Female Heads of Household -- Female Heads of Household and Welfare Dependency -- Effects of AFDC on Family Structure and Behavior -- Financial Responsibility of the Absent Parent -- Effect of Budget Cuts on AFDC and Other Child Welfare Programs -- Increasing the Employment Level of the Poor -- Conclusion -- Looking to the Future -- TECHNOLOGICAL ISSUES -- Issues of Technology's Possible Futures -- Introduction: Nature, Humanity, Technology, and Science -- Technology, Science, and Their Values -- Reproductive Technologies -- Work and Family Life Technologies -- What Futures? -- Technological Change, Sexuality, and Family Futures Planning -- Introduction -- Four Challenges -- Conclusion -- FAMILY PROCESS IN SHAPING THE FUTURE -- Theoretical Issues in Researching Problem Solving in Families -- Introduction -- Point of Departure -- Definitions -- A Taxonomy of Problems -- Strategies for Building a Theory of Problem Solving Behavior That Can Help Students of the Family -- The Theory-A Discursive Summary -- Conclusion -- Problem-Solving and Decision-Making as Central Processes of Family Life: An Ecological Framework for Family Relations and Family Resource Management -- Introduction -- An Integrative Framework for Family Relations and Family Resource Management -- Management as Adaptive Behavior -- Management Subsystem of the Family System -- Management by Individual Decision-Makers -- Management in Families and by Families -- Family Decision Styles -- Comparison of Family Systems Conceptual Frameworks -- Rethinking Family Decision Making: A Family Decision Making Model Under Constraints on Time and Information -- Introduction -- The Problem of Joint Decision Making -- Individual Differences Among Family Members' Decision Making Styles.
Family Decision Making Under Risk/Uncertainty/Ignorance -- A Conceptual Framework -- Decision Making Under Ignorance -- Expanding Choice -- Conclusion -- Adolescents' Contributions to Family Decision Making -- Introduction -- The Early Adolescent -- Adolescent Decision Making in the Family -- Conclusion and Implications -- FAMILY VISION IN CREATING THE FUTURE -- Family Futures: Possibilities, Preferences and Probabilities -- Family as Futurists -- Goal Setting in Families -- Preferences for Role Change -- Conclusion -- The Family Peace Connection: Implications for Constructing the Reality of the Future -- Internal Peace in Relation to World Peace -- World Peace Defined -- The Ecological Elements of Peace -- The Economics Elements of Peace -- The Social Elements of Peace -- The Emotional and Spiritual Elements of Peace -- The Implications of a Constantly Changing Reality -- The Role of Family Professionals in Enhancing Peace -- Conclusions -- The Heart of the Story: Mythology in Service of the Past, Contemporary, and Future Family -- Loose Ends -- Purpose -- The Expression of Mythology -- Cosmogony -- The Heart of the Story -- The Actualizing Heart of the Storyteller for the Future -- Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion -- The Banner Project -- The NAMES Project National AIDS Memorial Quilt -- Mama Said -- EPILOGUE -- Families in Time to Come: Taking a Position on Trends and Issues -- Introduction -- Overpopulation -- Aging and the Aged -- Energy -- Continuous Global Conflict -- Climate and Food -- The Global System -- AIDS, Chronic Illness, and Care -- The Economy -- Religious Awakening -- The Gender Revolution -- Conclusion.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Copyright -- Title -- Contents -- Expanding Choice in Long Term Planning for Family Futures -- Introduction -- Opportunities and Necessities for Planning -- Requirements for Planning -- Trends in the Expansion of Choice -- Summary -- Implications for Research and Theory -- Implications for Practice and Professional Education -- Foundations for Family Activities in Long Range Planning -- DEMOGRAPHIC ISSUES -- Recent Demographic Change: Implications for Families Planning for the Future -- Introduction -- Mortality and Life Expectancy -- Marriage -- Fertility -- Divorce and Remarriage -- Women's Labor Force Participation -- Retirement -- Conclusions -- SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC ISSUES -- Present and Future Health Care for an Aging Society: A Proactive Self-Health Approach -- Introduction -- Conceptual Model for Self and Family Health Promotion -- Overview of Health Care Reform Proposals -- Proposed Strategies for Self and Family Health Promotion, Illness Prevention, and Optimum Adaptation to Chronic Illness -- Policy and Research Implications -- Conclusions -- Intergenerational Issues in Long Term Planning -- Understanding Long Term Planning and the Need to Plan -- Caregiving -- Who Gives the Care? -- Who Is Available? -- Views and Expectations of Caregiving -- Issues in Caregiving -- Issues of Choice and Control -- Caregiving as a Social Problem -- Institutional Care -- Medical-Caregiver Relationship -- At What Costs Is Caregiving Being Given? -- Filial Responsibility -- Emerging Legal Issues -- Conclusion -- Social Programs for Families in Poverty: Past Impacts and Future Prospects -- Introduction -- Government Attempts to Reduce Poverty -- Effect of Government Transfers on Poverty -- Reviewing Progress Since 1964 -- The Reagan Administration and Antipoverty Programs -- Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC).

Growth in Female Heads of Household and Their Rate of Poverty -- Explanations for Increases in Female Heads of Household -- Female Heads of Household and Welfare Dependency -- Effects of AFDC on Family Structure and Behavior -- Financial Responsibility of the Absent Parent -- Effect of Budget Cuts on AFDC and Other Child Welfare Programs -- Increasing the Employment Level of the Poor -- Conclusion -- Looking to the Future -- TECHNOLOGICAL ISSUES -- Issues of Technology's Possible Futures -- Introduction: Nature, Humanity, Technology, and Science -- Technology, Science, and Their Values -- Reproductive Technologies -- Work and Family Life Technologies -- What Futures? -- Technological Change, Sexuality, and Family Futures Planning -- Introduction -- Four Challenges -- Conclusion -- FAMILY PROCESS IN SHAPING THE FUTURE -- Theoretical Issues in Researching Problem Solving in Families -- Introduction -- Point of Departure -- Definitions -- A Taxonomy of Problems -- Strategies for Building a Theory of Problem Solving Behavior That Can Help Students of the Family -- The Theory-A Discursive Summary -- Conclusion -- Problem-Solving and Decision-Making as Central Processes of Family Life: An Ecological Framework for Family Relations and Family Resource Management -- Introduction -- An Integrative Framework for Family Relations and Family Resource Management -- Management as Adaptive Behavior -- Management Subsystem of the Family System -- Management by Individual Decision-Makers -- Management in Families and by Families -- Family Decision Styles -- Comparison of Family Systems Conceptual Frameworks -- Rethinking Family Decision Making: A Family Decision Making Model Under Constraints on Time and Information -- Introduction -- The Problem of Joint Decision Making -- Individual Differences Among Family Members' Decision Making Styles.

Family Decision Making Under Risk/Uncertainty/Ignorance -- A Conceptual Framework -- Decision Making Under Ignorance -- Expanding Choice -- Conclusion -- Adolescents' Contributions to Family Decision Making -- Introduction -- The Early Adolescent -- Adolescent Decision Making in the Family -- Conclusion and Implications -- FAMILY VISION IN CREATING THE FUTURE -- Family Futures: Possibilities, Preferences and Probabilities -- Family as Futurists -- Goal Setting in Families -- Preferences for Role Change -- Conclusion -- The Family Peace Connection: Implications for Constructing the Reality of the Future -- Internal Peace in Relation to World Peace -- World Peace Defined -- The Ecological Elements of Peace -- The Economics Elements of Peace -- The Social Elements of Peace -- The Emotional and Spiritual Elements of Peace -- The Implications of a Constantly Changing Reality -- The Role of Family Professionals in Enhancing Peace -- Conclusions -- The Heart of the Story: Mythology in Service of the Past, Contemporary, and Future Family -- Loose Ends -- Purpose -- The Expression of Mythology -- Cosmogony -- The Heart of the Story -- The Actualizing Heart of the Storyteller for the Future -- Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion -- The Banner Project -- The NAMES Project National AIDS Memorial Quilt -- Mama Said -- EPILOGUE -- Families in Time to Come: Taking a Position on Trends and Issues -- Introduction -- Overpopulation -- Aging and the Aged -- Energy -- Continuous Global Conflict -- Climate and Food -- The Global System -- AIDS, Chronic Illness, and Care -- The Economy -- Religious Awakening -- The Gender Revolution -- Conclusion.

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