New Family Values: Liberty, Equality, Diversity

New Family Values: Liberty, Equality, Diversity

By: Karen Struening (author)Hardback

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New Family Values provides a critical analysis of scholars and authors who argue that law and policy should be used to foster one model of family-the intact two-parent (heterosexual) family. The author argues that this position does not adequately address the problem in purports to solve -family dissolution-and unnecessarily constrains personal liberty. Civic stability and individual well-being require healthy families, but do not necessitate uniformity in family form.

About Author

Karen Struening is a guest instructor in political science at Sarah Lawrence College.


Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Debating Family Values Chapter 3 Personal Liberty and the Right of Privacy Chapter 4 What Are Families For? An Argument for Diversity in Family Forms Chapter 5 Fatherless Families and the Reassertion of the Gender-Structured Family Chapter 6 Do Welfare Recipients Have a Right of Privacy? A Public-Private Paradox Chapter 7 Feminist Family Policies: A Comparison of Egalitarian and Caregiver Models Chapter 8 Conclusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742512306
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780742512306
  • weight: 422
  • ISBN10: 0742512304

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