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The Resource In defense of single-parent families, Nancy E. Dowd

In defense of single-parent families, Nancy E. Dowd

Label
In defense of single-parent families
Title
In defense of single-parent families
Statement of responsibility
Nancy E. Dowd
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dowd, Nancy E.
Dewey number
306.85/6
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ759.915
LC item number
.D69 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single-parent families
  • Single mothers
  • Single fathers
  • Single parents
Label
In defense of single-parent families, Nancy E. Dowd
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-197) and index
Contents
The stories of stigma : what we say about single-parent families -- The realities : what we know about single-parent families. The poverty justification. The developmental justification. The morality justification. Implicit justifications : race and gender stories -- Divorced single parents. The context of work and family. Family law. Employment law. Welfare. Conclusion : law, stigma, equality, and choice -- Nonmarital single-parent families. The context : nonmarital single parents. Nonmarital families and the law -- Single parents as positive role models. Black single mothers and their families. General characteristics of single-parent families -- Policies for single-parent families. Lessons from where we are now. Elements of changed policy toward single-parent families -- Legal strategies. Defining family. Family support
Control code
ocm34943266
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 200 p.
Isbn
9780814718698
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96025268
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o34943266
  • (Sirsi) o34943266
Label
In defense of single-parent families, Nancy E. Dowd
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-197) and index
Contents
The stories of stigma : what we say about single-parent families -- The realities : what we know about single-parent families. The poverty justification. The developmental justification. The morality justification. Implicit justifications : race and gender stories -- Divorced single parents. The context of work and family. Family law. Employment law. Welfare. Conclusion : law, stigma, equality, and choice -- Nonmarital single-parent families. The context : nonmarital single parents. Nonmarital families and the law -- Single parents as positive role models. Black single mothers and their families. General characteristics of single-parent families -- Policies for single-parent families. Lessons from where we are now. Elements of changed policy toward single-parent families -- Legal strategies. Defining family. Family support
Control code
ocm34943266
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 200 p.
Isbn
9780814718698
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96025268
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o34943266
  • (Sirsi) o34943266

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