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Child and family policies in an era of social policy retrenchment and restructuring

Sheila B. Kamerman and Alfred J. Kahn

in Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition)

Published by Policy Press

Published in print February 2001 | ISBN: 9781861342539
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301738 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0021
Child and family policies in an era of social policy retrenchment and restructuring

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This chapter discusses child and family policies during an era of social policy retrenchment and restructuring. The first section includes an overview of government investment in children and their families, as well as what can be learned from a current look at public social expenditures. The discussion then shifts to a series of country ‘cases’ based on government reports, research reports, and interviews with public officials and policy scholars.

Keywords: child policy; family policy; social policy retrenchment; social policy restructuring; government investment; public social expenditures

Chapter.  9809 words. 

Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology

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