THE FAMILY AND PUBLIC POLICY
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Valuing Children

Rethinking the Economics of the Family

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PAPERBACK

$28.50 • £22.95 • €25.50

ISBN 9780674047273

Publication Date: 03/15/2010

Short

248 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 line illustrations, 14 tables

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • I. Conceptualizing the Costs of Children
    • 1. Children and the Economy
    • 2. Commitments and Capabilities
  • II. Private Spending on Children in the United States
    • 3. Defining the Costs of Children
    • 4. Children and Family Budgets [with Tamara Ohler]
    • 5. Children outside the Household
    • 6. Accounting for Family Time [with Jayoung Yoon]
    • 7. Valuing Family Work
  • III. Public Spending on Children in the United States
    • 8. Subsidizing Parents
    • 9. Public Spending on Children’s Education and Health
    • 10. Who Should Pay for the Kids?
  • Notes
  • Index

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