BeschreibungSubscribe to "The Future of Children" This second volume examines family formation and child well-being, with a particular focus on marriage. It also provides a review of programs that have tried to increase and stabilize marriage, as well as the impact of tax and transfer policies on marriage.
PortraitSara McLanahan is professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA, where she is also director of the Center for Research on Child Wellbeing. She is coauthor of Growing Up with a Single Parent (Harvard, 1994). Elisabeth Donahue is associate editor of The Future of Children and a lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton, USA. Ron Haskins is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a senior consultant at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Maryland, USA. A former adviser to the President for welfare policy, he spent 14 years on the staff of the House Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee, first as welfare counsel to the Republican staff, then as the subcommittee's staff director. He is the author of Work over Welfare: The Inside Story of the 1996 Welfare Reform Law (Brookings, 2006) and coeditor, with Rebecca Blank, of The New World of Welfare (Brookings, 2002).
Untertitel: 'Future of Children'. Fall 2005. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2005
Seitenanzahl: 175 Seiten