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Proposing prosperity? [electronic resource] : marriage education policy and inequality in America / Jennifer M. Randles.

Author:
Randles, Jennifer M. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Columbia University Press, 2016.
Description:
1 online resource (224 p.)
Summary note:
#x93;Fragile families"#x97;unmarried parents who struggle emotionally and financially#x97;are one of the primary targets of the Healthy Marriage Initiative, a federal policy that has funded marriage education programs in nearly every state. These programs, which encourage marriage by teaching relationship skills, are predicated on the hope that married couples can provide a more emotionally and financially stable home for their children. Healthy marriage policy promotes a pro-marriage culture in which two-parent married families are considered the healthiest. It also assumes that marriage can be a socioec.
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ISBN:
  • 9780231543170 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0231543174 ((electronic bk.))
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