Theorists have long recognized the family as the place where “politics become personal,” writes Christopher Shay. Perhaps it is not surprising, then, that so-called “traditional family values” are often used to “cajole and coerce the public.” Shay describes how, in the pages of World Policy Journal, we learn about the linkages between right-wing notions of family and economic reforms, the challenges of parenting in increasingly fragile societies, and the ways in which the concept of family is being reasserted and redefined.
Research Article| September 01 2017
Christopher Shay; Editor’s Note: All In the Family. World Policy Journal 1 September 2017; 34 (3): 1–2. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/07402775-4280172
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