ERIC Number: ED086935
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Sep
American Families; Trends and Pressures, 1973. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Children and Youth of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
This report contains the processings of three days of subcommittee hearings examining the influence that governmental policies have on American families. In order to look at the pressures and trends affecting American families, the hearings studied governmental policies in areas such as work, institutionalization, mobility, taxes, welfare, housing, and support services. The subcommittee seeks to identify and make changes in arbitrary policies that place hardships on families with children to develop policies that provide alternative ways of strengthening families, and to determine how to provide more options for families. The report includes statements from the following speakers: Vincent Barabba, Andrew Billingsley, Harvey Brazer, Urie Bronfenbrenner, Robert Coles, Gunnar Dybwad, Sophie Engel, William Genne, Chris Hobgood, James McHugh, Margaret Mead, James O'Toole, George Williams, and Edward Zigler. Several Relevant articles, charts, and tables accompany the report. (Author/LAA)
Descriptors: Ancillary Services, Child Rearing, Employment, Family Life, Government Role, Hearings, Housing, Institutions, Policy Formation, Taxes, Welfare, Youth
U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (HC-$3.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.