Civic societarians view deviance from the traditional two-parent family as the root of all social problems in the United States. Growing income inequality is central to understanding social decline as many families with young children are struggling financially to provide for their families. The real problem, then, is not with family form, but with the lack of support for dependency relationships.
Martha A. Fineman,
The Family in Civil Society,
Chi.-Kent L. Rev.
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