ERIC Number: ED104540
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Conference on Family Research (Washington, D.C., March 4-5, 1974).
Hertz, Thomas W., Ed.; Hertz, Susan, H., Ed.
This document is the product of the Conference of Family Research, a group convened by the Interagency Panel on Early Childhood Research and Development to provide an opportunity for researchers to meet with representatives of funding agencies in order to develop new commitments, interests and directions for family research. The document contains the opening remarks of Stanley B. Thomas, Jr., Assistant Secretary for Human Development, HEW, and the keynote address by Dr. Margaret Mead, Curator Emeritus of Ethnology, American Museum of Natural History. The four discussion workshops were taperecorded and outlined in this report in summary form: (1) Workgroup on Family Functioning, (2) Workgroup on Emerging Family Forms and Life Styles; (3) Workgroup on Cultural Pluralism, and (4) Workgroup on Ethics and Family Research. The highlights of these discussions are presented in the section preceding the individual summaries. The appendices contain three tables which identify research questions of interest to specific federal agencies. A listing of the conference participants concludes the report. (CS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Interagency Panel on Early Childhood Research and Development, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Social Research Group.