NCFR Report: Policies with Unintended Consequences

Spring 2019

NCFR Report (News only) PDF

Family Focus: Policies with Unintended Consequences

Family policy shapes the conditions in which families operate. It is meant to support them and society. Intentions are positive and often laudable, but the reality does not always live up to the intended goals, as demonstrated by the articles in this edition of Family Focus.

Family Focus Spring 2019

Each issue of NCFR Report features a "Family Focus" section containing research- and practice-based articles on that issue's theme, written by family scholars and professionals. Articles are accepted based on an editorial review process.

Family Focus articles are exclusive to NCFR members. Not an NCFR member? The "Sleep" issue of Family Focus is open to the public.

Family Focus PDF (members only)

News Articles and Member Group Updates

The following news articles and updates below from our spring 2018 issue are open to the public. 

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