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作者 Van Acker, Elizabeth
書名 Governments and marriage education policy [electronic resource] : perspectives from the UK,Australia and the US / Elizabeth van Acker
出版項 Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
國際標準書號 9780230227576
國際標準號碼 10.1057/9780230227576 doi
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說明 xii, 249 p
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-238) and index
Introduction: Government and marriage: Strange Bedfellows? -- PART ONE: CHANGING PERCEPTIONS OF MARRIAGE -- The Problem of Marriage -- Tensions within Marriage: Public Institution or Private Choice? -- PART TWO: MARRIAGE EDUCATION IN THREE LIBERAL DEMOCRACIES -- The UK: Governments SupportingChildren -- Australia: Government's Shifts in Supporting Marriage and Relationship Education -- TheUSA: Governments Promoting 'Healthy' Marriage -- PART THREE: CHALLENGES FOR GOVERNMENTS -- Individualism and the Private Sphere -- Managing the Public Policy Process -- Conclusions: Reinventing Marriage?
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Mode of access:World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Mar. 3, 2009). Access may berestricted to users at subscribing institutions
As intimate relationships become more and more disposable, governments around the world are increasingly concerned about the changing ratesof these personal matters. Can governments influence the progress of blossoming relationships? Is it possible for them to encourage couples to work on their intimate relations before problems arise? Why is marriage the last area of family life to enter the realm of national family policy? This book examines the role that governments in the UK, Australia and the US play in managing policy challenges in response to social changes in marriage. Elizabethvan Acker analyses marriage education policies that attempt to foster lasting and satisfying marriages, whilst examining a range of challenges that governments face in implementing these policies, including factors such as religion, romance, gender relations, same-sex marriages and privacy protection
鏈接 Original 0230003370 9780230003378 (DLC) 2008011267 (OCoLC)214064065
主題 Marriage -- Government policy -- English-speaking countries -- Case studies
Marriage -- Government policy -- United States
Marriage -- Government policy -- Great Britain
Marriage -- Government policy -- Australia
Family life education -- Government policy -- English-speaking countries -- Case studies
Family life education -- Government policy -- United States
Family life education -- Government policy -- Great Britain
Family life education -- Government policy -- Australia
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