Comprehensive Child Marriage Research Library

Book Review: Gender, Families, and State: Child Support Policy in the United States & Teen Mothers and the Revolving Welfare Door

Author(s):

Object Type:

Roschelle, Anne R

Book Review-Comparative

Year & Month/Season:

1998

1

August

Publication/Publisher:

Gender & Society

Peer Reviewed

false

PDF Available?

false

Public Link:

ISSN (If Available)

0891-2432

If Journal Article:

ISBN (If Book):

Page Start

483

Page End

485

Volume

12

Issue

4

DOI

N/A

N/A

Students Against Child Marriage's Object Summary:

Jyl J. Josephson’s 1997 book, “Gender, Families, and State: Child Support Policy in the United States” was among the first to utilize child support policy as a lens to which the relationship between the American state and families may be observed. In this book review for the journal “Gender & Society,” Roschelle reviews Josephson’s book while putting it in conversation with the similarly formative and related text, Kathleen Mullan Harris’ “Teen Mothers and the Revolving Welfare Door.”

Article Abstract (If Available):

Roschelle reviews "Gender, Families, and State: Child Support Policy in the United States" by Jyl Josephson and "Teen Mothers and the Revolving Welfare Door" by Kathleen Mullan Harris.

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