Family Values and the New Society: Dilemmas of the 21st Century

Synopsis

Beset by socio-legal challenges, medical, and scientific advances in reproduction, feminist philosophies and complex questions regarding its contemporary relevance, the family--together with the core values that have sustained over the years--is being tested, re-evaluated, and redesigned. This book directs its focus to the current national debate on family values providing a strong and practical framework for decisionmaking in topical problem areas which integrate the social sciences, law, medicine, political science, economics, ethics, philosophy, and religion.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1998