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Family life and social policy

Family life and social policy

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Published by Open University in Milton Keynes .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesInteractions and identities.
Statement[the D311 Course Team]. Book 2, Interactions and identities / edited by Margaret Wetherell, Rudi Dallos and Dorothy Miell.
SeriesD311 -- Book 2
ContributionsWetherell, Margaret., Dallos, Rudi., Miell, Dorothy., Open University. Family Life and Social Policy Course Team.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21273542M
ISBN 100749201517

As National Foster Care Month (May) comes to a close, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services announced it will provide a LifeBook for every child in care. “Lifebooks, and other similar programs, are a growing trend around the country, because too many children age out of care without knowing their life's history,” said George Sheldon, Acting Director of the Illinois. Drawing on the best scholarship and their own years of professional experience, the authors of this thoroughly updated edition begin by discussing the foundations of family life education and encourage readers to develop their own outreach philosophies.

  Her recent book, Family Values: Between Neoliberalism and the New Social Conservativism (MIT Press ), revisits the exigencies of the neoliberal counterrevolution in the s to demonstrate how the figure of the ‘family’ has been used to shore up conservative policies on both the left and the right. The family, she argues, is not. Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN Updated, expanded, and more comprehensive than ever, this new Fifth Edition a classic family therapy resource, The Expanded Family Life Cycle, gives readers a solid understanding of human development and the life Reviews: 1.

J. Weiss, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 3 Conclusions. Family life experiences affect deeply the competence, resilience, and well-being of everyone. The family shapes the quality of our lives, but—to a certain extent—we also shape the quality and health of our families, especially when we become parents. Sociology of the family is a subfield of the subject of sociology, in which researchers and academics evaluate family structure as a social institution and unit of socialization from various sociological perspectives. It is usually included in the general education of tertiary curriculum, since it is usually an illustrative example of patterned social relations and group dynamics.


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Family, State and Social Policy brings together two important themes: the changing nature of the family; and the relationship between family and state, as it is expressed in social policy.

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