Family Policy Notes

Family Policy Notes - How families are affected Possible family involvement in solutions So Who Cares Why does family policy/a family perspective

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8/29/2011 1 Mumbe Kithakye MPH, PhD Family Policy Policy vs. Law So what is the difference? So what is family policy? Public policy Social policy Family policy Generally… Challenges to Defining Family Policy Explicit Policies : designed to achieve specific goals regarding the family Implicit Policies : not specifically or primarily intended to affect families, but which have indirect consequences on them
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8/29/2011 2 Explicitly Speaking A policy that involves itself with four main functions of families: a) Family creation b) Economic support c) Childrearing d) Caregiving Implicitly Speaking Family perspective in policymaking Families contributions
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Unformatted text preview: How families are affected Possible family involvement in solutions So Who Cares? Why does family policy/a family perspective matter? Is it natural? Logical? Rational? Are there challenges to family policy/perspectives in policymaking? 8/29/2011 3 Challenges cont. Society Defining family Complexity of family Using Models to Understand Policy The value of conceptual models in policy analysis Simplify and clarify Identify important aspects Help with communication Direct efforts by suggesting what is important vs. unimportant Suggesting explanations and predicting consequences...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course HDFS 4473 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Oklahoma State.

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Family Policy Notes - How families are affected Possible family involvement in solutions So Who Cares Why does family policy/a family perspective

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