Lecture 25 - 03:05 Preview FamilyPolicy Ex.,contraception...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
03:05 Preview: The reach of family policy Welfare and welfare reform Family Policy Broad set of laws and programs influencing family structure and behavior Family policy is much more than welfare: Family policy sets framework for everybody Ex. Marriage and divorce laws, contraception Programs do not only benefit the poor Also powerful and expensive programs primarily targeted at middle and upper class  families Ex. Tax policies, joint filing, child care deduction Family Policy Domains Broadly differentiate between policies that affect Family formation Family dissolution Fertility Gender roles State Regulation of Families Fertility Contraception Increasingly tolerated since 1930s (Margaret Sanger) Griswold vs. CT 1965: birth control for married couples
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Eisenstadt vs. Baird 1972: birth control for unmarried couples Carey vs. Populations services 1977: birth control for minors Abortion Roe vs. Wade 1973: (conditional) constitutional right to abortion
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 5

Lecture 25 - 03:05 Preview FamilyPolicy Ex.,contraception...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online