State vs. Parent: The Crowding Out of Choice

March 2013
Moderate Voice;03/24/2013, p12
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The article presents the author's comments on the British government's policy to offer financial help for childcare to a family, if both parents in the family are working. He says that the policy aims at treating the symptoms, not the real problems of increasing cost of education, medical care and other expenses for child care. He says that it does not facilitate parenting, but promote absentee parenting. He calls it ironic that spending on social programs is weakening one social unit, family.


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