Law, Laws, and Human Community

Glendon, Mary Ann
June 1990
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1990, Issue 4, p26
Recounts how an ambitious team of research psychologists undertook to study the entire group of children born in 1955 on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, beginning with prenatal histories taken from the mothers and following up on each child's development. Observation that neither formal social service agencies nor mental health professionals had contributed much to the development of survivor children; Emergence of the problem of inattention to communities of memory and mutual aid; Approach to social and legal policy that would combine many concerns of both liberals and conservatives.


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