How Policymaking Affects Families and What Professionals Can Do, 3rd Edition
This best-selling text integrates the latest research and cutting-edge practice to make an evidence-based case for family policy. It uses examples from around the globe to explain how families support society and how policies support families. The book also moves beyond analysis to action with...
Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge
Insights from Policy-Minded Researchers and Research-Minded Policymakers
This book is for those who believe that good government should be based on hard evidence, and that research and policy ought to go hand-in-hand. Unfortunately, no such bond exists. Rather, there is a substantial gap, some say chasm, between the production of knowledge and its utilization. Despite...
Published April 22nd 2010 by Routledge
How Policymaking Affects Families and What Professionals Can Do
Drawing on hundreds of studies in the last 20 years, the new edition of Family Policy Matters brings a fresh perspective to family policy, underscoring why it is needed, and outlining how policymaking should be approached. Author Karen Bogenschneider proposes a theoretical framework for...
Published January 29th 2003 by Routledge