Love & Economics: Why the Laissez-Faire Family Doesn't Work

Love Economics Why the Laissez Faire Family Doesn t Work We come into the world not as rational adults but as babies helpless self centered and impulsive The family must care for children while leading them as a side effect of loving them to be trusting

  • Title: Love & Economics: Why the Laissez-Faire Family Doesn't Work
  • Author: Jennifer Roback Morse
  • ISBN: 9781890626297
  • Page: 110
  • Format: Hardcover
  • We come into the world not as rational adults but as babies helpless, self centered, and impulsive The family must care for children while leading them, as a side effect of loving them, to be trusting and trustworthy qualities without which neither individuals nor societies can be truly free So called substitutes for the family single parents, government programWe come into the world not as rational adults but as babies helpless, self centered, and impulsive The family must care for children while leading them, as a side effect of loving them, to be trusting and trustworthy qualities without which neither individuals nor societies can be truly free So called substitutes for the family single parents, government programs, and daycare cannot fill this role What did adopting a badly neglected orphan teach Dr Morse about love and politics Do single parents and quality daycare exist Why is cohabitation harmful

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    About “Jennifer Roback Morse

    • Jennifer Roback Morse

      Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D is the founder and President of the Ruth Institute a project of the National Organization for Marriage which seeks to promote life long married love to college students by creating an intellectual and social climate favorable to marriage.She is also the Senior Research Fellow in Economics at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty.She is the author of Smart Sex Finding Life long Love in a Hook up World, 2005 and Love and Economics Why the Laissez Faire Family Doesn t Work 2001 , recently reissued in paperback, as Love and Economics It Takes a Family to Raise a Village.Dr Morse served as a Research Fellow for Stanford University s Hoover Institution from 1997 2005 She received her Ph.D in economics from the University of Rochester in 1980 and spent a postdoctoral year at the University of Chicago during 1979 80 She taught economics at Yale University and George Mason University for 15 years She was John M Olin visiting scholar at the Cornell Law School in fall 1993 She is a regular contributor to the National Review Online, National Catholic Register, Town Hall, MercatorNet and To the Source.fan pageDr Morse s scholarly articles have appeared in the Journal of Political Economy, Economic Inquiry, the Journal of Economic History, Publius the Journal of Federalism, the University of Chicago Law Review, and the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Social Philosophy and Policy, The Independent Review, and The Notre Dame Journal of Law Ethics and Public Policy.In April 2008, Dr Morse presented at the Harvard conference, The Legacy and Future of Feminism In July 2006, Dr Morse was one of the few Americans who lectured at the Fifth Annual Meeting of Families in Valencia Spain, sponsored by the Pontifical Council on the Family Dr Morse lectured in Rome in April 1997 and in January 2006 at Acton Institute conferences celebrating the Papal encyclical, Centesimus Annus Her public policy articles have appeared in Forbes, Policy Review,The American Enterprise, Fortune, Reason, the Wall Street Journal, Vital Speeches, and Religion and Liberty.She currently lives in San Diego, CA She and her husband are the parents of a birth child, an adopted child From March 2003 to August 2006, Dr Morse and her husband were foster parents for San Diego County During that time, they cared for a total of eight foster children.

    259 thoughts on “Love & Economics: Why the Laissez-Faire Family Doesn't Work


    • It's hard knowing how to mark this book. I like what the author was trying to do, but I found this book a tough, dense, overly theoretical read. I'm not sure what I was hoping for, but I had to force myself to finish this one. The author was attempting to provide a theoretical framework for choosing to devote resources to family life in a libertarian political/economic framework. WHY is it rational for me to leave graduate school to stay home and devote myself to three kids when many economists [...]


    • This is an economics based look at the importance of the family to a healthy free enterprise system. This author documents the often ignored contributions to the well being of our economy that are the direct result of healthy traditional families.An EXCELLENT must read for women's issues.


    • This hits at the heart of the modern lifestyle of many people, and will no doubt make many upset. However, it's full of useful information and studies, and will be especially useful to those of a libertarian mindset. It basically functions as a defence of the natural family.



    • Some very interesting perspectives on the role of the family as a unit of society and the responsibilities that families should engage in rearing children.



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