The family, civil society, and the state / edited by Christopher Wolfe

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Subjects: Families--Congresses
Family policy--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c1998
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xv, 281 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / Christopher Wolfe
Ch. 1. Thoughts on the History of the Family / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese 3
Ch. 2. The Family Crisis Today / Lawrence Stone 17
Ch. 3. The Family in Extremis / Gertrude Himmelfarb 21
Ch. 4. Delegitimating the Family: The Classical Liberal Roots / David Wagner 27
Ch. 5. The State's Assault on the Family / Allan Carlson 39
Ch. 6. Rawlsian and Feminist Critiques of the Traditional Family / Celia Wolf-Devine 51
Ch. 7. A Demographic Picture of the American Family Today - and What It Means / David Popenoe 69
Ch. 8. The Indispensable Role of the Father in the Family / David Blankenhorn 79
Ch. 9. Is the Economic Emancipation of Women Today Contrary to a Healthy, Functioning Family? / Mary Ann Glendon 87
Ch. 10. The Legal Definition and Status of Marriage / Bruce C. Hafen 99
Ch. 11. How Current Constitutional Law Undermines the Family / Gerard V. Bradley 119
Ch. 12. The Moral Logic of No-Fault Divorce / Maggie Gallagher 127
Ch. 13. The Case against Divorce / Diane Medved 135
Ch. 14. The Family in Capitalist America / Doug Bandow 149
Ch. 15. Television as a Medium Undermining the Family / Michael Medved 163
Ch. 16. Family Values and Media Reality / Robert Lerner, Althea K. Nagai 173
Ch. 17. Government Tax Policy and the Family / William R. Mattax, Jr. 193
Ch. 18. How Taxes Affect the Family / John Mueller 199
Ch. 19. Privatizing Welfare to Help the Family: The Biblical Center / Marvin Olasky 203
Ch. 20. Reforming Welfare - the Right Way / John J. Dilulio, Jr. 213
Ch. 21. How Government Schools [May] Displace the Family / Charles L. Glenn 219
Ch. 22. The Sex-Ed Wars / Lawrence Criner 239
Ch. 23. Forging a United Front on Family Policy: Premises and Suggestions / William A. Galston 251
Ch. 24. A Conservative Perspective on Public Policy and the Family / William Kristol 257
Index 265
About the Contributors 279
Additional Authors: Wolfe, Christopher
Notes: LCCN: 98022522
ISBN: 0847692248 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0847692256 (paper : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 39060671
ISBN/ISSN: 0847692248
0847692256