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Kuchmaeva, O. V.; Maryganova, E. A.; Petriakova, O. L. – Russian Education and Society, 2009
The formulation of a vigorous family policy requires that a careful study be made of issues such as the need to raise the perceived value of the family way of life and of parenthood, to strengthen the social norms of marriage and family. These will not be possible without reliable information about how the family performs its function of…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Family Characteristics, Family Life, Family Problems
Phillips, David E. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Every administrative action a principal will take is reduced to a decision. These decisions are made in an arena of overlapping moralities stemming from the organizational morality in concert with his/her personal morality. As Barnard stated, it is impossible to divorce one from the other. The purpose of this study was to attempt to describe and…
Descriptors: School Organization, Moral Values, Principals, Moral Development
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Reprintseva, G. I. – Russian Education and Society, 2009
This article discusses how the conditions in Russia are changing the characteristics of rural families, reducing the prevalence of traditional culture, changing the behavior of rural youth, and increasing familial conflict and the incidence of divorce. The deterioration of the social and economic situation that is being experienced today by many…
Descriptors: Rural Youth, Smoking, Narcotics, Correctional Institutions
Ofodile, Comfort N. – Online Submission, 2005
A child who is not granted a familial environment that is fundamentally consistent and harmonious will be more than likely to develop inconsistently, primarily psychologically and, perhaps even physically, in comparison to the accepted standards. This would idealistically make for a scenario within which the child grows into an adult who is under…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Political Influences, Marriage, Adolescents
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Bell, Carolyn Shaw – Social Policy, 1975
The future status of women is envisioned as more than labor market projections of wider employment opportunities. Responsibilities of human beings such as family formation, upbringing of children, the process of human growth and development, marriage and divorce are seen as components of the second revolution. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Employed Women, Family Problems, Family Role, Females
Ekdahl, Bertil – 1984
In recent years, existing family legislation in Sweden has undergone a review process resulting in extensive revisions. The decisive factor behind these revisions has been change in Swedish society during the 20th century, including urbanization, frequent changes in residence, fewer children per family, the labor force participation of most women…
Descriptors: Adoption, Child Custody, Child Responsibility, Childrens Rights
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Keshet, Harry Finkelstein; Rosenthal, Kristine M. – Social Work, 1978
Deals with experiences of a group of separated or divorced fathers who chose to remain fully involved in the upbringing of their children. As they underwent transition from married parenthood to single fatherhood, these men learned that meeting demands of child care contributed to personal stability and growth. (Author)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Child Responsibility, Divorce, Family Relationship
Zahn, Ingrid – 1995
Young women perceive themselves today as equally entitled, active citizens of society. Women's interest in helping to shape politics and society has grown. The German Women's Council, an umbrella organization of about 100 German women's associations, commemorates this year the 100th anniversary of the death of Louise Otto-Peters, the founder of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparable Worth, Employed Women, Employment Practices
National Council for Children's Rights, Washington, DC. – 1994
Dealing predominantly with issues related to divorce and custody, this conference proceedings contains 20 papers or summaries; they are: (1) "Choices, Challenges, Changes" (Constance Ahrons); (2) "The History of the Joint Custody Movement" (Karen DeCrow); (3) "Children Held Hostage: Dealing with Programmed and Brainwashed…
Descriptors: Child Custody, Child Rearing, Child Support, Divorce
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1996
This hearing transcript presents statements regarding programs that facilitate involvement of marginal or absentee fathers in the upbringing of their children. Opening or prepared statements, reiterating the increase in paternal abandonment and its attendant social costs, are presented for Indiana Senator Dan Coats, Chair of the Subcommittee on…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Child Rearing, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs