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Family Policy Matters : How Policymaking Affects Families and What Professionals Can Do

By: Bogenschneider, Karen.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (463 p.).ISBN: 9781135013806.Subject(s): Family policy -- United States | United States -- Social policyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Family Policy Matters : How Policymaking Affects Families and What Professionals Can DoDDC classification: 362.82 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Family Policy Matters -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- About the Author -- Part I The Rationale for Family Policymaking -- Chapter 1 From Reluctant Student to Passionate Proponent: How Youth Have Used Family Policy to Change the World -- Chapter 2 Why We Should Focus on Families in Policymaking, and Why We Don't -- Chapter 3 Defining Family Policy: An Identity of Its Own -- Chapter 4 Policies and Practices Biased Toward Individual Rights Over Family Responsibilities
Chapter 5 How Families Support Society and How Societies Support Families: A Global View -- Chapter 6 How Society Shapes Families: A U.S. View -- Part II Viewing Policies and Programs Through the Family Impact Lens -- Chapter 7 Families as a Legitimate Focus of Public Policy: Yesterday and Today -- Chapter 8 How Current Policy Issues Can Benefit From the Family Impact Lens -- Part III Using Theory and Practice to Advance Enduring Family Policy in the 21st Century -- Chapter 9 Bridging Controversy and Building Consensus: The Theory of Paradox
Chapter 10 Looking Back to Move Forward: Lessons From the History of Family Policy -- Part IV Strategies for Getting Involved in Family Policymaking -- Chapter 11 What Policymakers and the Policy Process Are Really Like -- Chapter 12 Building Family-Focused Policy: The Family Impact Lens Toolkit -- Chapter 13 Building Evidence-Based Family Policy: Insights From the Family Impact Seminars -- Chapter 14 Deciding What You Can Do: Careers in Family Policy -- Chapter 15 Approaches for Getting Involved in Family Policy: Advocacy or Education
Chapter 16 Making Family Policy Matter: Moving From Analysis to Action -- References -- Author Index -- Subject Index
Summary: This best-selling text integrates the latest research and cutting-edge practice to make an evidence-based case for family policy. It uses examples from around the globe to explain how families support society and how policies support families. The book also moves beyond analysis to action with pragmatic processes and procedures for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of policies by viewing them through the lens of family impact. Highlights of the new edition include:Extensive revisions with many new references and policies that reflect recent changes in the econ
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Cover -- Family Policy Matters -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- About the Author -- Part I The Rationale for Family Policymaking -- Chapter 1 From Reluctant Student to Passionate Proponent: How Youth Have Used Family Policy to Change the World -- Chapter 2 Why We Should Focus on Families in Policymaking, and Why We Don't -- Chapter 3 Defining Family Policy: An Identity of Its Own -- Chapter 4 Policies and Practices Biased Toward Individual Rights Over Family Responsibilities

Chapter 5 How Families Support Society and How Societies Support Families: A Global View -- Chapter 6 How Society Shapes Families: A U.S. View -- Part II Viewing Policies and Programs Through the Family Impact Lens -- Chapter 7 Families as a Legitimate Focus of Public Policy: Yesterday and Today -- Chapter 8 How Current Policy Issues Can Benefit From the Family Impact Lens -- Part III Using Theory and Practice to Advance Enduring Family Policy in the 21st Century -- Chapter 9 Bridging Controversy and Building Consensus: The Theory of Paradox

Chapter 10 Looking Back to Move Forward: Lessons From the History of Family Policy -- Part IV Strategies for Getting Involved in Family Policymaking -- Chapter 11 What Policymakers and the Policy Process Are Really Like -- Chapter 12 Building Family-Focused Policy: The Family Impact Lens Toolkit -- Chapter 13 Building Evidence-Based Family Policy: Insights From the Family Impact Seminars -- Chapter 14 Deciding What You Can Do: Careers in Family Policy -- Chapter 15 Approaches for Getting Involved in Family Policy: Advocacy or Education

Chapter 16 Making Family Policy Matter: Moving From Analysis to Action -- References -- Author Index -- Subject Index

This best-selling text integrates the latest research and cutting-edge practice to make an evidence-based case for family policy. It uses examples from around the globe to explain how families support society and how policies support families. The book also moves beyond analysis to action with pragmatic processes and procedures for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of policies by viewing them through the lens of family impact. Highlights of the new edition include:Extensive revisions with many new references and policies that reflect recent changes in the econ

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<p>Karen Bogenschneider is a Rothermel-Bascom Professor of Human Ecology and a Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She isnbsp;also a Family Policy Specialistnbsp;for the University of Wisconsin-Extension.nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;</p>

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