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Family and Gender

  1. Add to Wish List Social Policy, Employment and Family Change in Comparative Perspective

    Social Policy, Employment and Family Change in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Jonathan Bradshaw, Aksel Hatland
    This book is a comparative study of family change, parental employment and social policy in the five Nordic countries, the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom. In all these countries family forms have been profoundly affected by ...
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (2006)

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  2. 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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  3. 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
    ‘. . . this book, well-structured and written by highly-qualified contributors, is a valuable contribution to the better understanding of the variables which impact on the interplay between work and private life and successfully provides...
    Hardback (2007)

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  4. Add to Wish List Working Mothers in Europe

    Working Mothers in Europe

    Edited by Ute Gerhard, Trudie Knijn, Anja Weckwert
    ‘Working Mothers in Europe will appeal to readers with an interest in public policy development and mothers’ experiences of work–family balance (or imbalance). I envisage that Australian readers will be most interested in the sections ex...
    Hardback (2005)

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  5. Add to Wish List Work, Family and Childcare

    Work, Family and Childcare

    Joris Ghysels
    ‘Based on economic theory and empirical evidence of European social reality, Joris Ghysels analyses micro-data using up-to-date econometrics. He thereby produces innovative insights and suggestions for policy change which will be of inte...
    Hardback (2004)

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

    Solidarity Between the Sexes and the Generations

    Edited by Trudie Knijn, Aafke Komter
    ‘The strength of the book lies in the comprehensive coverage of the expanded Europe and its diverse welfare perspectives, taking gender and intergenerational solidarity as the core of the discourse. The volume includes theoretical, empir...
    Hardback (2004)

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  7. Add to Wish List The End of Marriage?

    The End of Marriage?

    Jane Lewis
    ‘In this meticulously argued book, Jane Lewis tackles one of the most fraught and contested issues of our time: the contemporary meanings of marriage. The separation of marriage and sex, she argues, has now been followed by the separatio...
    Paperback (2002)

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  8. Add to Wish List Early French Feminisms, 1830–1940

    Early French Feminisms, 1830–1940

    Felicia Gordon, Máire Cross
    ‘Previously untranslated and often unpublished, these writings - especially Pelletier’s fragmentary memoirs, which will certainly spark a controversial reassessment of that often enigmatic and troubled feminist pioneer - will delight ser...
    Hardback (1996)

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  9. Add to Wish List WOMEN AND MARKET SOCIETIES

    WOMEN AND MARKET SOCIETIES

    Edited by Barbara Einhorn, Eileen J. Yeo
    ‘Women in Market Societies provides an interesting read on issues central to feminist economics. Although this book was originally published in 1995, the issues remain relevant and the analysis continues to provide texture for continuing...
    Hardback (1995)

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  10. Add to Wish List THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR, THE STATE AND SOCIAL WORK IN BRITAIN

    THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR, THE STATE AND SOCIAL WORK IN BRITAIN

    Jane Lewis
    ‘Professor Lewis has made a characteristically crisp contribution both to the history of voluntarism and to the current debate on its future. I particularly like the way in which she identifies both the continuities and the changes in t...
    Hardback (1995)

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  11. Add to Wish List Women and Social Policies in Europe

    Women and Social Policies in Europe

    Edited by Jane Lewis
    ‘We have needed this book, and it does not disappoint . . . I commend Women and Social Polices in Europe to you.’ – Shelia Shaver, Contemporary Sociology ‘Overall, issues raised in this text deserve wide discussion which will be a valua...
    Paperback (1994)

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    Hardback (1993)

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  12. Add to Wish List The Politics of British Feminism, 1918–1970

    The Politics of British Feminism, 1918–1970

    Olive Banks
    ‘It provides a useful overview of a period in the women’s movement which is increasingly attracting interest.’ – David Doughan, Fawcett Library Newsletter The Politics of British Feminism traces the history of the women’s movement from ...
    Hardback (1993)

    List price $134.00

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