Family Policy: An Introduction

by Karen Bogenschneider and Elizabeth Gross

Get answers to these important questions:

  • What is family policy?
  • What is a family perspective in policymaking?
  • Why do we need a family perspective in policymaking?
  • Is policymaking focused more on individuals or families?
  • Are family approaches to policymaking effective?
  • Do we know how to put families on the political agenda?

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This PowerPoint is based on an invited presentation given by Karen Bogenschneider at the 2002 annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations. The appropriate citation would be:

Bogenschneider, K. (2000, November). Research update for practitioners: Putting family policy on the political agenda. Invited address for the National Council on Family Relations, Minneapolis, MN.