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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, 2015Description: 1 online resource (328 p.).ISBN: 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
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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

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