Women as Single Parents: Confronting Institutional Barriers in the Courts, the Workplace, and the Housing Market


"As Michael Harrington's New American Poverty alerted readers to that problem, so the present collection makes readers aware of the various conditions of single parenting. . . . The institutional barriers of courts, housing, and workplace to the economic well-being of the female single parent are explicitly and directly examined. Solid recommendations for institutionalizing change on the state and federal levels are made. The interdisciplinary expertise of the authors covers the fields of law, social work, urban planning, housing, economics, and public policy, all with solid academic preparation. Charts are clear and concise, and the laguage is direct and concrete." Choice

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Elizabeth A. Mulroy
  • Lynn Hecht Schafran
  • Frances Smalls Caple
  • Teresa Amott
  • Barbara Sard
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1988


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