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Children, Families, and Government Preparing for the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 0521589401

ISBN-13: 9780521589406

Edition: 2nd 1996

Authors: Edward F. Zigler, Nancy Wilson Hall, Sharon Lynn Kagan, John Brademas

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Children, Families, and Government analyses the relationship between child development research and the planning of social policy. It highlights state of the art research and reforms to specify policy areas affecting children and families.
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Book details

List price: $59.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/13/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 460
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Edward Zigler is the Sterling Professor of Psychology at Yale University, director of the Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy, and head of the psychology section of the Child Study Center at Yale University.

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Monitoring the nation's social performance: the index of social health
Child and family policies: an International overview
From Problem to Policy
Welfare reform and children
The uncertain progress of education reform: 1983-1994
Not just any care: shaping a coherent child care policy
Family leave: a developmental perspective
Head start and early childhood intervention: the changing course of social science and social policy
America's family support movement: a moment of change
Policy development and implementation for children with disabilities
Child health: what public policies can improve it?
Children's mental health: changing paradigms and policies
Child abuse and social policy
Changing images of adolescents: rethinking our policies
Adolescent pregnancy and parenting
Drug policy in context: using what we know to effect change for children
Preventing juvenile delinquency: an ecological developmental approach
Taking television seriously: children and television policy
Policy Issues and Influences
Multiculturalism and social policy
Linking services for children and families: past legacy, future possibilities
The role of the media in child and family policy
The relationships of developmental psychology to social policy