The Future of Children: Fall 2007

The Next Generation of Antipoverty Policies

This semiannual journal provides research and analysis to promote effective policies and programs for children.

Contents include:

Toward a Mandatory Work Policy for Men
Lawrence Mead (New York University)

Rewarding the Work of Individuals: A Counterintuitive Approach to Reducing Poverty and Strengthening Families
Gordon L. Berlin (MDRC)

Reducing Nonmarital Births and Increasing Marriage to Reduce Poverty
Paul Amato (Pennsylvania State University) and Rebecca A. Maynard (University of Pennsylvania)

Next Steps for Federal Child Care Policy
Mark Greenberg (Center for American Progress)

Reducing Poverty through Preschool Interventions
Greg Duncan Northwestern University), Jens Ludwig (Georgetown University and Brookings), and Katherine Magnuson (University of Wisconsin)

Improving the Education of Children Living in Poverty
Richard Murnane (Harvard University)

Improving the Safety Net for Single Mothers Who Face Serious Barriers to Work
Rebecca Blank (University of Michigan)

A Health Plan to Reduce Poverty
Alan Weil (National Academy of State Health Policy)