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September/October 2001Vol. 2, No. 5Family Policy: Constructed Solutions to Family Problems

Zimmerman, S. Sage Publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA. 2001. 431 pp. $49.95. Hardcover.

The goal of family policy is to address the problems of families in relation to society, and improve family well-being. The author provides an historical overview of family policy in the United States; presents the paramount themes in family policy discourse; and discusses "family values" and the changing meanings of the word family. Written as a textbook, each chapter includes a summary and conclusions section, and offers questions for reflection and discussion.

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Sage Publications, Inc.
2455 Teller Rd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Phone: 805-499-9774
Fax: 805-375-1700