ERIC Number: EJ455737
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Family Diversity: Implications for Policy and Practice.
Hanson, Marci J.; Lynch, Eleanor W.
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, v12 n3 p283-306 Fall 1992
This article explores the many facets of the contemporary family in the United States, including their variations in structure, size, and ethnic and linguistic characteristics; the impact of sociohistorical factors on family functioning and lifestyle; implications of models of child development; and policy recommendations. (JDD)
Descriptors: Child Development, Cultural Context, Delivery Systems, Ethnicity, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Characteristics, Family Relationship, Family Size, Family Structure, Human Services, Life Style, Public Policy, Social Change, Social History, Sociocultural Patterns, Socioeconomic Influences
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Family Diversity.