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  Family as a model for the state - Definition, explanation
The family as a model for the organization of the state is a theory in political philosophy.
It either explains the structure of certain kinds of state in terms of the structure of the family (as a model or as a claim about the historical growth of the state), or it attempts to justify certain types of state by appeal to the structure of the family.
In his analysis of the family relationships of father, mother and child, De Bonald related these to the functions of a state: the father is the power, the mother is the minister and the child as subject.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/f/fa/family_as_a_model_for_the_state.php   (1092 words)

  Family as a model for the state - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The family as a model for the organization of the state is a theory in political philosophy.
It either explains the structure of certain kinds of state in terms of the structure of the family (as a model or as a claim about the historical growth of the state), or it attempts to justify certain types of state by appeal to the structure of the family.
In his analysis of the family relationships of father, mother and child, De Bonald related these to the functions of a state: the father is the power, the mother is the minister and the child as subject.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Family_as_a_model_for_the_state   (1138 words)

 Family at Caribbean Topfunwebsites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
From the perspective of children, the family is a '''family of orientation''': the family serves to locate children socially, and plays a major role in their enculturation and socialization.
From the point of view of the parent(s), the family is a '''family of procreation''' the goal of which is to produce and enculturate and socialize children.
Thus, some speak of the '''bourgeois family''', a family structure arising out of 16th and 17th century European households, in which the center of the family is a marriage between a man and woman, with strictly defined gender roles.
www.topfunwebsites.com /grenada/family.html   (2424 words)

Family support strengthens the ability of a family to keep a child with a disability within the family at home.
Family supports should be: responsive to the needs of the entire family unit, flexible enough to accommodate unique needs, and enabling and empowering for families to make informed decisions.
Because each family is unique, family support cannot be viewed only as services offered by professionals (i.e., respite) or as a single program (i.e., cash subsidy), but rather must be seen as a flexible network of public services plus other supports that is capable of bending to meet individual family needs.
www.aamr.org /Policies/Pol_family_support.shtml   (815 words)

Being the provider of the family, and the superior of the wife both in physical strength and in those mental and moral qualities which are appropriate to the exercise of authority, the husband is naturally the family's head, even "the head of the wife", in the language of St. Paul.
To say that the family is the social unit is not to imply that it is the end to which the individual is a means; for the welfare of the individual is the end both of the family and of the State, as well as of every other social organization.
The family is the basis of civil society, inasmuch as the greater majority of persons ought to spend practically all their lives in its circle, either as subjects or as heads.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05782a.htm   (3192 words)

 Family Model.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Spanish family has undergone radical transformations throughout this century as a consequence of demographic changes, but also owing to mutations in the socioeconomic and employment structure of society in the system of values.
The principal change, the same as in the mojority of European nations, is that of the transition from the extended family unit representative of rural agrarian societies to a nuclear model, made up of a married couple and children which is more in keeping with urban industrial societies.
The family has been traditionally founded upon, and still is in the mojority of cases, the institution of marriage, which at present is still largely performed according to Catholic rites, although the number of exclusively civil ceremonies has increased within the past few years.
www.sispain.org /english/populati/family.html   (570 words)

 Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
A family is a domestic group of people, or a number of domestic groups, typically affiliated by birth or marriage, or by comparable legal relationships including domestic partnership, adoption, surname and in some cases ownership (as was the case in the Roman Empire).
From the perspective of children, the family is a family of orientation: the family serves to locate children socially, and plays a major role in their enculturation and socialization.
Sociologists distinguish between conjugal families that are relatively independent of the kindreds of the parents and of other families in general, and nuclear families which maintain relatively close ties with their kindreds.
abcworld.net /family.html   (2258 words)

 Family Models
With Model A, both father and mother are joined as one holy union, under law, with child and State subordinate to family.
Once the State assumes Model C, any conflict comes under the purview of the government, who is then the real father or husband.
Model C is factually the antebellum South's slavery-based model.
www.fathersforlife.org /families/family_models.htm   (490 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Family Justice draws on the unique strengths of families and neighborhoods to break cycles of involvement with the criminal justice system.
In pursuing this mission, Family Justice assists government and communities by providing direct services, testing new methodology that promotes change, delivering training and consulting to encourage use of its methods, and serving as a resource for both the criminal justice field and the general public.
Family Justice learns from La Bodega's experiences, in conjunction with our work nationally, to inspire and refine its family case management method, the Bodega Model, for national, state and local applications.
www.familyjustice.org /index.html   (508 words)

 Family Practice Residency Program
The mission of the Residency Program is to train family physicians to practice the full scope of family medicine with an attitude of critical inquiry, a family and community focus, and a commitment to social justice.
family practice residents with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes for providing primary health care to patients in the context of their families and community.
Essential elements of this model include continuity of care, availability and accountability of care, and integration of biomedical, cultural and psychosocial factors.
www.uchc.edu /md/family/curriculum_body.html   (217 words)

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The goal is to improve family functioning and reduce the risk of children placed in out-of-home care, or to provide the additional support needed when a child has returned home.
The program was and is based on the belief that children develop best in their own family and families are capable of resolving their differences effectively when given adequate help.
Families are guided to alter negative patterns and create a safe home environment which they can maintain independently.
www.youthranch.org /family.html   (273 words)

 If You've Got The Look, Look Out! Avoiding Modeling Scams
What you thought was a job interview with a talent agency turns into a high-pressure sales pitch for modeling or acting classes, or for "screen tests" or "photo shoots" that can range in price from several hundred to several thousand dollars.
Modeling and acting schools claim to provide instruction — for a fee — in poise, posture, diction, skin care, make-up application, the proper walk, and more.
Modeling schools do not necessarily act as agents or find work for you — after you take their classes, you may be on your own.
www.ftc.gov /bcp/conline/pubs/services/model.htm   (1081 words)

 Family Links Business Plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Family Links' mission is to increase the capacity of families with preterm infants to manage, recover, and grow in their environment.
Family Links is committed to building long-term relationships with families and healthcare providers in order to move families toward self-care, as well as to improve the systems which serve families.
Family Links is a public health program providing family-centered intensive case management to improve the outcomes and development of families who experienced preterm infant deliveries.
www.maph.unc.edu /business_plan/models/health_plan_waycross.cfm   (4148 words)

 MSU Family Practice Network Residency Programs
The goal of the Family Practice Residency Network is to serve the faculty, staff, and residents of the MSU-affiliated programs — bringing them together for activities and collaborative efforts of mutual benefit, as well as serving the individual programs.
The Grand Rapids Family Practice Residency is a fully-accredited, community-based program that gives residents the broadest possible experience: urban and rural, hospital and physician's office, and the opportunity to treat people of all ages in a setting that stimulates the resident's future practice.
The Family Medicine Residency is dedicated to preparing knowledgeable, compassionate physicians, proficient in the art and science of family medicine.
www.familypractice.msu.edu /residencies/programs.htm   (1540 words)

 Kearl's Guide to the Sociology of the Family
Perhaps all of the attention owes to shared assumptions that relationships between family members is prototype for all other social relations, that the family unit is the fundamental building block for all societies, and that the family is society's shock-absorber of social change.
The sentimentalization of family life and female nurturing was historically and functionally linked to the emergence of competitive individualism and formal egalitarianism for men.
Sociology of Marriage and Family with Shelley Wu of about.com
www.trinity.edu /~mkearl/family.html   (1021 words)

 Taking Care of My Family...and Do My Job?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Complementing the bargaining strategy are state legislative initiatives to give legal backing to such policies as equal pay for women and paid family leave.
To enable more workers to take family leave, unions, in coalition with the National Partnership for Women and Families, are campaigning for paid family leave, focusing their efforts on state legislatures.
Union members are working at the state level to pass equal pay laws, and succeeded in introducing 29 state equal pay bills last year similar to an Indiana bill to outlaw pay discrimination based on several factors, including gender, which passed the state House last spring despite a full-throttle campaign by Big Business.
www.aflcio.org /aboutaflcio/magazine/jobandfamily.cfm   (2222 words)

 Explaining the State
The state is then defined as an organization that can inflict sanctions with relatively little risk of disavowal, which amounts to thinking in terms of a "near monopoly" of force.
The Olson model of the state depends on two crucial assumptions: first, that no non- state institution can protect private property against roving bandits; second, that the state, i.e., the sedentary bandit who nearly monopolizes force, will not use its power to reduce popular welfare compared to what it would have been under anarchy.
It is true that no state can rule without the implicit consent of a certain proportion of the population, but this proportion is certainly much less than 100% and quite certainly less than 50%, so that the state necessarily exploits some individuals.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/695655/posts   (3186 words)

 Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
The Family Project is a partnership between the Clark County Department of Family and Youth Services and UNLV to provide counseling to families and youths referred by Juvenile Probation and Juvenile Court judges.
The Family Project is the national center for the study, training, and delivery of Functional Family Therapy.
Ostrom is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Nevada.
www.unlv.edu /Colleges/Urban/departments/family_project/index.html   (332 words)

 Public Health Strategies Identified to Reduce Family Violence
The family can be a violent place, whether "family" means married couples, partners living together, and even people in dating relationships.
There were over 30,000 cases of family violence in Wisconsin in 1996, 40 percent of them in Milwaukee County; of the 201 homicides in the state, 63 were family violence related.
As these statistics show, family violence is a problem in Wisconsin, and particularly in the city of Milwaukee.
healthlink.mcw.edu /article/936028522.html   (539 words)

 Family Policy Network » Federal Court Rejects “Separation of Church and State”   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The defense attorney in the case and conservative leaders in two states affected by the decision are hailing it as historic.
One conservative leader is already calling for his state’s legislature to use the ruling as the basis for a new state law.
Family Policy Network of Tennessee director Ron Shank said, “The 6th Circuit’s decision isn’t just an opinion, it’s federal law in Tennessee.
familypolicy.net /us/?p=218   (477 words)

 HCFM : ABOUT US : The Ministries : Family Rosary International
The various traditions also vary in each state of the country, according to each population, but with common elements.
This is accomplished by sharing the word and experiences of faith, and listening to people to get to know the reality of their families.
Also emphasized is promoting family unity and participation in the parishes, strengthening the faith, being with people and supporting them in their various situations, and channeling them toward institutions that can provide them with spiritual direction where necessary.
www.familyrosary.org /main/about-ministries-fri_mexico.php   (492 words)

 UI to play key role in family medicine clinic in Moscow - University News Service - The University of Iowa
Beginning this month and throughout the next three years, as many as 10 UI-associated family physicians will travel to Moscow annually for three-week stays to serve as consultants and provide training in family medicine to Russian doctors and medical residents.
Richard Dobyns, M.D., UI associate professor (clinical) of family medicine will be the first UI physician to take part in the project.
"Family physicians can provide much of the care needed by the general population in Russia, saving time and money while giving patients the opportunity to develop relationships with their doctors, which is something most Russians are not used to."
www.news-releases.uiowa.edu /2000/june/0608moscow.html   (926 words)

 Family Medicine Residency: To Prospective Residents
Family physicians have the opportunity to apply for privileges from an expansive privilege package that is approved by the Chairman of Family Medicine.
The goal of the BUSM/BMC Department of Family Medicine Residency Program is to prepare future physicians for productive careers by emphasizing multidisciplinary efforts that integrate comprehensive primary care and public health approaches to the needs of patients, families, and their communities.
The department is committed to developing care within the context of the patient's family, and where appropriate, care of the family as a unit.
www.bu.edu /familymed/residency/index.htm   (633 words)

 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Family Place was founded in 1985 in White River Junction by a concerned group of community members.
The Family Place's designation as a Parent Child Center is key to understanding who we are and what we do.
Vermont is the only state whose legislature has made this level of commitment and maintained it over time.
www.the-family-place.org /CB_WEB_05/History.html   (313 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The meeting of the State Bar's Family Law Committee was called to order by Chairperson Andy Nason on November 22, 2002 at the State Bar Center in Charleston.
Judge Charnock said that the Family Court Judge Association would be glad to work with the Committee and the State Bar on matters of mutual interest.
Comments were also made that the State Bar's website could be used as a location for family law documents and information as well as using the Family Law Committee listserve to share documents and concerning relating to family law matters.
www.wvbar.org /BARINFO/COMMS/minutes/family/2002Nov22.htm   (310 words)

 UMCE Bulletin #4195: Activities to Celebrate Your Family
Make coupons and give to family members for: hugs, walking the dog, brushing the cat, clearing the table, an "I love you," cleaning up the kitchen or bathroom, a "good job," or other special things.
Model non-violent conflict resolution and a culture of communication and dialogue among generations.
Recognize that marriage and family are not static situations, but a life-long process of growth that requires flexibility and responsiveness of all family members at different stages.
www.umext.maine.edu /onlinepubs/htmpubs/4195.htm   (763 words)

 Family Justice
Family Case Management, practiced through Family Justice's Bodega Model, for families with a loved one involved with the criminal justice system, struggling with addiction, drug abuse, and/or mental illness.
La Bodega is a laboratory, where the family-support approach is developed, tested, and refined; and a model for Family Justice's national program of training and technical assistance.
Family case managers and parole, probation, and police officers hone their skills in how to engage and support families of individuals under community supervision.
www.familyjustice.org /action/bodega.html   (364 words)

 New York State Department of Health
The goal is to strengthen and grow the middle class by helping New York's low income, working families achieve financial security.
The Children's Cabinet is currently focused on enrolling the state's 400,000 uninsured children in Child Health Plus, as well as improving access to high quality pre-kindergarten and early learning programs.
State Health Department Releases Newest Youth Access Tobacco Enforcement Report
www.health.state.ny.us   (322 words)

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