ERIC Number: ED260838
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Social Change and Family Policies. Key Papers, Part 2. International CFR Seminar (20th, Melbourne, Australia, August 19-24, 1984).
Eichler, Margrit; And Others
These papers from an International Committee on Family Research (CFR) seminar explore seven themes, three of which are presented in Part 2. Work, economic policies, and welfare consequences and responsibilities (Theme 5) are discussed in Margrit Eichler's "The Familism-Individualism Flip-Flop and Its Implications for Economic and Social Welfare Policies" and in Andrew Burbidge and Frank Maas'"Throwing Out the Baby...the Need To Assess Unintended Outcomes of Tax Transfer Options." Intergenerational exchange, aging trends, and the public/private support dimensions (Theme 6) are discussed in "Managing Interdependence: Family Development, Policy, and the Care System in an Aging Society" by Karen Altergott, in "Family Support Networks and Public Responsibility" by Pete D'Abbs, and in"Social Change and Support of the Australian Aged: Individual, Family, and Government Responsibilities" by Hal Kendig. Finally, legal regulation of the family and the effect of changes in the family (Theme 7) are explored by Jacques Commaille, Margaret Harrison, and John Eekelaar, respectively, in "From a Socio-Legal Approach to Divorce to a Sociology of Socio-Legal Regulation as Applied to the Family,""The Changing Role of Law in Marital Breakdown," and "Legal Systems and Families." (RH)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Divorce, Economic Factors, Employment, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Structure, Government Role, Legal Problems, Public Policy, Seminars, Social Change, Social Services, Social Support Groups, Taxes
Institute of Family Studies, 766 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia (no price quoted).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia