Families And The State: Changing Relationships by S. Cunningham-burleyFamilies And The State: Changing Relationships by S. Cunningham-burley

Families And The State: Changing Relationships

byS. Cunningham-burley

Hardcover | November 25, 2003

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How possible is it for the state to steer family values and relationships? How do we assess claims of harm and benefit from state action and inaction? What kind of engagement should we seek between the state and our personal lives? The evidence presented includes state engagements with separating couples, lone parents, retired people, black families, disabled people, pregnant teenagers and young people negotiating adulthood. The range of perspectives, data, and cross-nation-state comparisons, helps readers to come to their own conclusions.
KAREN CLARKE is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy, University of Manchester, UK JANET FINCH is Vice-Chancellor of Keele University, UK GILL JONES is Professor of Sociology at Keele University, UK JANE LEWIS is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Oxford, UK BEVERLEY PREVATT-GOLDSTEIN is Director of the Black Minority Ethnic N...
Title:Families And The State: Changing RelationshipsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:212 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:November 25, 2003Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0333773411

ISBN - 13:9780333773413


Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors The Family and the State: an Introduction; L.Jamieson & S.Cunningham-Burley PART ONE: DEBATING FAMILY STATE RELATIONS The State and the Family; J.Finch Family Life, Moral Regulation and the State: Social Steering and the Personal Sphere; J.J.Rodger Family Breakdown, Individualism and the Issue of the Relationship between Family Law and Behaviour in Post-War Britain; J.Lewis PART TWO: THE FAMILY AND THE STATE ACROSS THE LIFECOURSE Lone Parents and Child Support: Parental and State Responsibilities; K.Clarke Family Change and the Ageing Welfare State; A.Tapper PART THREE: CHALLENGING THE STATE FRAMING OF SOCIAL ISSUES Black Families and Survivial Strategies; B.Prevatt-Goldstein And One Man in his Time Plays Many Parts: The Five Ages of Impairment; T.Shakespeare & N.Watson Scapegoating and Moral Panics: Teenage Pregnancy in Britain and the United States 1959-1999; P.Selman Youth, Dependence and the Problem of Support; G.Jones