Gender, Families, and State: Child Support Policy in the United States
This book is the first to examine the relationship between families and the state in the United States, both in theory and in practice, using child support policy as a lens of analysis. Drawing on the literature of both feminist political theory and public policy implementation, Josephson analyzes the impact of family law and social welfare policies through several empirical case studies. This is important reading for anyone interested in political theory, public policy, and women's relationships with the state.
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Federal Child Support Law and Policy
Child Support in the States Maryland and Texas
Child Support Policy in Practice
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