ERIC Number: ED248967
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Children, Youth, and Families: 1983. A Year-End Report on the Activities of the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session, with Minority Views and Additional Views. Committee Print.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.
Primarily an assessment of current conditions among America's children, youth, families, and of relevant public and private sector policies, this report also contains examples of how families and communities are responding successfully to the challenges before them. Specifically, part I addresses issues of infant mortality; children's health; the intellectual and emotional development of children; the role of fathers; adolescents, substance abuse, and suicide; fear of war; teenage pregnancy; educational problems; foster care; juvenile justice; homeless and runaway youth; child care; child abuse and family violence; homeless families; and hunger in America. Part II discusses unemployment; economic problems of single mothers; women's earnings and wage inequities; costs of housing; child care costs; costs of health care; expenditures for families and children; income maintenance and housing assistance; federal budget cuts and state spending; public-private partnerships; the changing family environment; and life in poverty. Part III describes programs and initiatives directed toward many of the issues presented in part I. Appended to the report are related materials and minority and additional views on these matters. (RH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Development, Children, Costs, Day Care, Drug Abuse, Early Childhood Education, Family Problems, Family (Sociological Unit), Foster Care, Hearings, Infant Mortality, Justice, Parent Child Relationship, Poverty, Runaways, Sex Discrimination, Social Problems, Social Services
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 052-070-059-33-8, $5.50).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.