Policy Should Focus on Better Contraception, Not More Marriage.Brookings Institution Social Mobility Memos (2014)
More children are at risk of getting stuck in or near poverty, due to current trends in family formation. In 2012, more than 4 in 10 children were born to unmarried women—up from just over 3 in 10 in 2000, and from fewer than 2 in 10 in 1980. This blog discusses the policy concerns and recommends strategies for improving outcomes.
- teenage pregnancy,
- out of wedlock childbirth,
- welfare polciy
Citation InformationREBECCA A MAYNARD. "Policy Should Focus on Better Contraception, Not More Marriage." Brookings Institution Social Mobility Memos (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/rebecca_maynard/18/