lecture_14_Marriage_and_Family

lecture_14_Marriage_and_Family - October 22, 2008 Why...

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October 22, 2008 Why Marry? Threats to Traditional Marriage
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Goals Why study marriage, cohabitation, and divorce? Data and Trends? Are things falling apart (Cherlin?) Theories -- economic models, welfare, modernization/culture Is Marriage being deinstitutionalized?
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Why Study Marriage? Fundamental institution in society Places women “at risk” of fertility Affects individual life chances (i.e., well- being) Public policy (i.e., marriage programs, covenant marriage, same-sex marriage, divorce law, et.)
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H.R. Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 SEC. 401. PURPOSE (a) IN GENERAL- The purpose of this part is to increase the flexibility of States in operating a program designed to -- (1) provide assistance to needy families so that children may be cared for in their own homes or in the homes of relatives; (2) end the dependence of needy parents on government benefits by promoting job preparation, work, and marriage ; (3) prevent and reduce the incidence of out-of-wedlock
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2009 for the course PAM 2030 taught by Professor Lichler during the Fall '08 term at Cornell.

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lecture_14_Marriage_and_Family - October 22, 2008 Why...

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