Family and Gender Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Globalization, Uncertainty and Men’s Careers

    Globalization, Uncertainty and Men’s Careers

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Melinda Mills, Fabrizio Bernardi
    Globalization, argue the contributors to this book, has remarkably accelerated social and economic change in modern societies. One such change is manifested in the world of work and careers. This book explores whether the forces of globa...
    Paperback (2008)

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    Hardback (2006)

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  2. Add to Wish List Competing Claims in Work and Family Life

    Competing Claims in Work and Family Life

    Edited by Tanja van der Lippe, Pascale Peters
    Competing claims on time in work and family life have become inherent, unavoidable features of the Western world. As households increasingly juggle competing responsibilities, and as job expectations and parenting standards intensify, ma...
    Hardback (2007)

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  3. Add to Wish List Gender Divisions and Working Time in the New Economy

    Gender Divisions and Working Time in the New Economy

    Edited by Diane Perrons, Colette Fagan, Linda McDowell, Kath Ray, Kevin Ward
    Contemporary societies are characterised by new and more flexible working patterns, new family structures and widening social divisions. This book explores how these macro-level changes affect the micro organisation of daily life, with r...
    Paperback (2007)

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    Hardback (2006)

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  4. Add to Wish List Gender, Generation and Poverty

    Gender, Generation and Poverty

    Sylvia Chant
    In Gender, Generation and Poverty Sylvia Chant challenges the ‘feminisation of poverty’ on the basis of recent fieldwork in The Gambia, Philippines and Costa Rica. Interviews with over 220 women and men of different ages at the grassroot...
    Paperback (August 2007)

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    Hardback (2007)

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  5. Add to Wish List Economics of Family Law

    Economics of Family Law

    Edited by Margaret F. Brinig
    The articles within this book explore a range of family law issues and include discussions on a variety of topics including cohabitation, births outside marriage, courtship, premarital contracting, marriage and parenting. The volume incl...
    Hardback (2007)

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  6. Add to Wish List Families, States and Labour Markets

    Families, States and Labour Markets

    Tommy Ferrarini
    Tommy Ferrarini uses a macro-comparative, longitudinal and institutional approach to study the origins and the consequences of those institutions affecting family policy in eighteen post-world war welfare democracies. This book argues t...
    Hardback (2006)

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  7. Add to Wish List Working Mothers in Europe

    Working Mothers in Europe

    Edited by Ute Gerhard, Trudie Knijn, Anja Weckwert
    Working Mothers in Europe combines comparative perspectives on social policies with analyses of mothers’ practices as evidenced in macro data and as explored in country based case studies. Social policy research has emphasised the impact...
    Hardback (September 2005)

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  8. Add to Wish List Work, Family and Childcare

    Work, Family and Childcare

    Joris Ghysels
    Work, Family and Childcare studies the joint decisions made by parents regarding the time they allocate to paid employment and childcare. Extensive cross-national data is analysed from three countries that represent the diversity of Euro...
    Hardback (2004)

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  9. Add to Wish List Contested Concepts in Gender and Social Politics

    Contested Concepts in Gender and Social Politics

    Edited by Barbara Hobson, Jane Lewis, Birte Siim
    An important contribution to the current literature on gender and social politics, this book challenges mainstream thinking on welfare states, citizenship, family, work, and social policy. Contested Concepts in Gender and Social Politics...
    Paperback (2004)

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    Hardback (2002)

    List price $140.00

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  10. Add to Wish List Solidarity Between the Sexes and the Generations

    Solidarity Between the Sexes and the Generations

    Edited by Trudie Knijn, Aafke Komter
    This book combines a theoretical and empirical cross-national perspective to examine how societal transformations in European welfare states affect patterns of solidarity between men and women, and across generations.
    Hardback (2004)

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  11. Add to Wish List The End of Marriage?

    The End of Marriage?

    Jane Lewis
    The modern day sees fewer marriages than before, and cohabitation is a major driver of family change. Jane Lewis questions whether this is – as many commentators argue and fear – a sign of ever-increasing individualism. Just as the or...
    Paperback (2002)

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  12. Add to Wish List The Economics of the Family and Family Policy

    The Economics of the Family and Family Policy

    Francisco Cabrillo
    This comprehensive and authoritative book offers a global approach to the modern economics of the family, family law and family policy. Beginning with the division of labour in the family, this book deals with the economics of marriage...
    Hardback (1999)

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