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Published: 13 January 2013

210 Pages


ISBN: 9780199935949

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The Supportive State

Families, the State, and American Political Ideals

Maxine Eichner

  • Integrates dependency and the role that families play in dealing with it into liberal democratic theory
  • Demonstrates how the United States should organize its family-state relations that supports families while still allowing them freedom to pursue their own goals
  • A timely contribution to discussions in the field of family law about the state's role in regulating the family

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