This affordable paperback course textbook has been adapted from the landmark four-volume Handbook of Applied Developmental Science (SAGE 2003). In 20 chapters, Applied Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook brings together the latest in theory and application from applied developmental science and the positive psychology movement. This advanced text summarizes and synthesizes the best scientific knowledge from ADS to help readers understand the efforts being made around the world to ensure that all children and adolescents develop into healthy adults who contribute positively to society.
Chapter 19: Housing: The Foundation of Family Life
Housing: The Foundation of Family Life
In 1949, the U.S. Congress first articulated the nation's housing goal: “a decent home and suitable living environment for every American family.” Since then, this goal has been reaffirmed many times, but more than half a century later, it is still far from realized.1 This is true, despite the regular bipartisan and seemingly ...