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. Setting the Stage: The Failures of Liberal Innovation

Ellen Reese

in Backlash against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244610
eISBN:
9780520938717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244610.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the political struggles over welfare, leading to several failed attempts to replace Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) with a guaranteed income program in the 1960s ... More


Sure Start Local Programmes: an overview of the implementation task

Jane Tunstill and Debra Allnock

in The National Evaluation of Sure Start: Does area-based early intervention work?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349507
eISBN:
9781447303909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349507.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter highlights key lessons learned about the trio of imperatives. It provides an integrated overview of the implementation process in terms of three major foci following a brief resume of ... More


School admissions and accountability: Planning, choice or chance?

Mike Feintuck and Roz Stephens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306238
eISBN:
9781447310815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306238.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The processes for allocating places at secondary schools in England are perennially controversial. Providing integrated coverage of the policy, practice and outcomes from 1944 to 2012, this book ... More


Housework and Time

Jessi Streib

in The Power of the Past: Understanding Cross-Class Marriages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199364428
eISBN:
9780190232450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364428.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Marriage and the Family

This chapter demonstrates that class origin was linked to highly educated adults’ ideas of how to divide household labor and use time. White-collar-origin women tended to say that they managed the ... More


Reproductive Interventions

Sharmila Rudrappa

in Discounted Life: The Price of Global Surrogacy in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479874521
eISBN:
9781479877140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479874521.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses sterilization as birth control for rural women in India. In 1970s, female sterilization had been a popular and preferred way to institute birth control. Eighty-one percent of ... More


The admissions question

Mike Feintuck and Roz Stevens

in School admissions and accountability: Planning, choice or chance?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306238
eISBN:
9781447310815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306238.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The book’s context, parameters, structure and analytical framework, are established. Brief introductions are offered to the three paradigms for allocating school places to be considered later: state ... More


The rise and fall of the planning model

Mike Feintuck and Roz Stevens

in School admissions and accountability: Planning, choice or chance?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306238
eISBN:
9781447310815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306238.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

School admissions are considered within the context of the system established by the Education Act 1944. The strengths and weaknesses of a planning model centred upon local education authorities are ... More


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