The Future of Children: Fall 2005
Marriage and Child Well-being
This second volume of The Future of Children examines family formation and child well being, with a particular focus on marriage. The authors look at the history of marriage in America, the changes in family formation and the effect of these changes on economic and social outcomes for children, and the effect of marriage policy on specific subgroups such as low-income, minority, and homosexual families. The volume 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.
177 pages; ISBN 9780815755609
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Title: The Future of Children: Fall 2005
Author: Sara McLanahan; Ron Haskins; Elisabeth Donahue