Putting Children's Interests First in US Family Law and Policy

Putting Children's Interests First in US Family Law and Policy

With Power Comes Responsibility

Alvare, Helen M. (George Mason University, Virginia)

Cambridge University Press

12/2017

164

Dura

Inglês

9781107176492

15 a 20 dias

Putting Children's Interests First in US Family Law and Policy: With Power Comes Responsibility describes and critiques the federal policy of 'sexual expressionism', its costs to children, and insufficient federal attempts to ameliorate the situation of non-marital children, using detailed empirical and ethical analyses.
Introduction; 1. The rise of sexual expressionism; 2. Non-marital birth and child outcomes; 3. To treat the wounded or to prevent their birth: two federal responses; 4. An ethical and anthropological critique; 5. Conclusion and recommendations.