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Child support : the next frontier / edited by J. Thomas Oldham and Marygold S. Melli.

Other author/creatorOldham, J. Thomas, 1948-
Other author/creatorMelli, Marygold Shire.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoAnn Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2000.
Descriptionxiii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents I. The current legal structure. Child support comes of age : an introduction to the law of child support / June Carbone -- The goals and limits of child support policy / Marsha Garrison -- The impact of welfare reform on the child support enforcement system / Paul K. Legler -- II. The current social structure and its relevance to reform. Child support and child access : experiences of divorced and nonmarital families / Judith A. Seltzer -- Fathers and the child support system / Daniel R. Meyer -- III. Improving the present system. Guideline review : the search for an equitable child support formula / Marygold S. Melli -- New methods to update child support / J. Thomas Oldham -- IV. Child support : the experience elsewhere. Child support as distributive and commutative justice : the United Kingdom experience / John Eekelaar -- A comparative approach to child support systems : legal rules and social policies / Mavis Maclean and Andrea Warman -- V. Replacing the current system. The limits of private child support and the role of an assured benefit / Irwin Garfinkel -- Why child support assurance won't work / Allen M. Parkman -- Why child support assurance won't work : a rejoinder / Irwin Garfinkel -- Child support is not the answer : the nature of dependencies and welfare reform / Martha Albertson Fineman.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 99050667
ISBN0472110578 (cloth : acid-free paper)

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