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  1. Add to Wish List Gender, Education and Employment

    Gender, Education and Employment

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Jan Skopek, Moris Triventi, Sandra Buchholz
    For much of the twentieth century, women lagged considerably behind men in their educational attainment. However, in recent decades, young women have become an important source of human capital for labor markets in modern societies, as w...
    Hardback (2015)

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  2. Add to Wish List Gender, Development and Disasters

    Gender, Development and Disasters

    Sarah Bradshaw
    Sarah Bradshaw critically examines key notions, such as gender, vulnerability, risk, and humanitarianism, underpinning development and disaster discourse. Case studies are used to demonstrate how disasters are experienced individually an...
    Paperback (2014)

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    Hardback (2013)

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  3. Add to Wish List Gendered Lives

    Gendered Lives

    Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Shirley Dex, Anke C. Plagnol
    The focus of the book is on inequalities in production and reproductive activities, as played out over time and in specific contexts. It examines the different forms that gendered lives take in the household and the workplace, and explor...
    Paperback (2013)

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    Hardback (2012)

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  4. Add to Wish List The Costs of Children

    The Costs of Children

    Edited by David G. Mayes, Mark Thomson
    The expert contributors provide an assessment of how countries can handle the fair allocation of the costs of childcare. They look at the experience within Europe in recent years and show in particular how these interrelate with the obje...
    Hardback (2012)

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  5. Add to Wish List Women, Gender and Rural Development in China

    Women, Gender and Rural Development in China

    Edited by Tamara Jacka, Sally Sargeson
    This multidisciplinary book explores gender politics in the discourses and practices of development in rural China. The contributors – scholars in political science, anthropology, gender, development and Chinese studies – examine how dif...
    Paperback (2012)

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    Hardback (2011)

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  6. Add to Wish List Families, Care-giving and Paid Work

    Families, Care-giving and Paid Work

    Edited by Nicole Busby, Grace James
    This unique selection of chapters brings together researchers from a variety of academic disciplines to explore aspects of law’s engagement with working families. It connects academic debate with policy proposals through an integrated se...
    Hardback (2011)

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  7. Add to Wish List Welfare States and Public Opinion

    Welfare States and Public Opinion

    Claus Wendt, Monika Mischke, Michaela Pfeifer
    Welfare States and Public Opinion comprises an informed inquiry into three fields of social policy – health policy, family policy, and unemployment benefits and social assistance. Though the analyses stem from research spanning fifteen c...
    Hardback (2011)

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  8. Add to Wish List Gender Inequalities in the 21st Century

    Gender Inequalities in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Rosemary Crompton, Clare Lyonette
    Both women and men strive to achieve a work and family balance, but does this imply more or less equality? Does the persistence of gender and class inequalities refute the notion that lives are becoming more individualised? Leading inter...
    Paperback (2010)

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  9. Add to Wish List Work–Family Balance, Gender and Policy

    Work–Family Balance, Gender and Policy

    Jane Lewis
    This important book looks at the three main components of work–family policy packages – childcare services, flexible working patterns and entitlements to leave from work in order to care – across EU15 Member States, with comparative ref...
    Paperback (2010)

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    Hardback (2009)

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  10. Add to Wish List Family and the Welfare State in Europe

    Family and the Welfare State in Europe

    Agnes Blome, Wolfgang Keck, Jens Alber
    This insightful book explores the role of both the family and the state in shaping the living conditions of the young and old in Europe. It provides a comparative theoretical and empirical analysis of age-related policies and welfare arr...
    Hardback (2009)

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  11. Add to Wish List Women and Employment

    Women and Employment

    Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Shirley Dex, Heather Joshi
    How is women’s employment shaped by family and domestic responsibilities? This book, written by leading experts in the field, examines twenty-five years of change in women’s employment and addresses the challenges facing women today.
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (2008)

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  12. Add to Wish List When Marriage Ends

    When Marriage Ends

    Edited by Hans-Jürgen Andreß, Dina Hummelsheim
    In recent decades the probability of divorce and separation among married and cohabiting couples has increased significantly in most European countries. Focusing on both economic and social aspects, this comprehensive volume explores the...
    Hardback (2009)

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