After 20 years of the state in retreat, abdicating power and responsibility over the circumstances of people's lives in places such as Sunderland, now it's on the advance again. The state is carving out new territory where it will exert its authority and attempt to reshape society - penetrating deep into one of the hitherto most private aspects of people's lives: how to parent.
Tuesday, November 23, 2004
Families and the state
What's this? An article that shares my analysis of government family policy? And in the Guardian too: