Progressive Families, Progressive Britain: Why Britain Needs Family Proofing of Policy


Progressive Families, Progressive Britain: Why Britain Needs Family Proofing of Policy sets out the case for a multi-layered relationally-literate approach to family proofing policy. Family policy is too often a narrow collection of explicit policies designed to achieve specific goals regarding families. “Family proofing” acknowledges the important role family considerations play in a broad range of policy issues and therefore analyses the consequences of any policy, regardless of whether it is explicitly aimed at families, for its impact on family relationships and wellbeing.

See also: Family Proofing Policy: A Review of International Experience of Family Impact Assessment, published as a companion to Progressive Families, Progressive Britain.

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