Valuing Families and Our Nation's Future: The Joys and Economic Penalties of Parenting
Muhammad, Dedrick, The Crisis
As parents (one of us with a newborn and the other with three children), we have both experienced the wonder and joys of raising children. As economic analysts who focus on racial inequality, we both also see the increasing economic challenges facing families who are rearing the future of our country. Economic insecurity is rapidly becoming the norm for many American households. A trifecta of rapidly increasing costs, near-stagnant wages and the contemporary call to weaken government investments in our nation's families poses a serious challenge to our nation's future as well as threatens to exacerbate the inequalities that divide our nation.
Harvard Law School Professor Elizabeth …
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Publication information: Article title: Valuing Families and Our Nation's Future: The Joys and Economic Penalties of Parenting. Contributors: Muhammad, Dedrick - Author. Magazine title: The Crisis. Volume: 119. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2012. Page number: 42+. © The Crisis Publishing Company Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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