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Family and Gender Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Handbook of Research on Gender and Economic Life

    Handbook of Research on Gender and Economic Life

    Edited by Deborah M. Figart, Tonia L. Warnecke
    ‘This volume has all the best features of a true handbook. Besides being well organized and well edited, it explains its subject—feminist economics in the context of neoclassical economics—in detail, in its important elements, and from a...
    Paperback (2015)

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    Hardback (2013)

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  2. Add to Wish List Gender, Development and Disasters

    Gender, Development and Disasters

    Sarah Bradshaw
    ‘Once in a while a book is published which offers an empirically and theoretically informed analysis of an under-studied topic which helps to carve out a new field of enquiry. Such is the case with Dr Sarah Bradshaw’s breathtakingly deta...
    Paperback (2015)

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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
    'Gendered Lives in a fascinating and innovative smorgasbord of new research, asking key questions about the nature and future of gender inequalities. The research presented is accessible at a senior undergraduate level, with more detail ...
    Paperback (2013)

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    Hardback (2012)

    List price $138.00

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  4. Add to Wish List The Costs of Children

    The Costs of Children

    Edited by David G. Mayes, Mark Thomson
    ‘Finally, here is a book that provides a long-overdue holistic analysis of childcare. Written in a clear style, The Costs of Children breaks new ground in demonstrating how political choices about childcare have different impacts on equa...
    Hardback (2013)

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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
    ‘Women, Gender and Rural Development in China is a superbly rich volume of thickly textured, reflective, and critical accounts of gendered processes of rural development. There is no doubt that it will make a significant contribution to ...
    Paperback (2012)

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    Hardback (2011)

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  6. Add to Wish List Families and Family Policies

    Families and Family Policies

    Edited by Chiara Saraceno, Jane Lewis, Arnlaug Leira
    ‘A genuinely international and hugely valuable collection of papers on one of the most important strands in modern social policy scholarship. It also has a powerful editorial introduction that is likely to become a standard reference poi...
    Hardback (2012)

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  7. Add to Wish List The International Handbook of Gender and Poverty

    The International Handbook of Gender and Poverty

    Edited by Sylvia Chant
    ‘. . . this is an essential resource on gender, poverty, and development. The dense analysis and data would be most accessible to graduate students, faculty, and policy analysts, but undergraduates could use the literature review essays ...
    Paperback (2012)

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    Hardback (2010)

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

    Families, Care-giving and Paid Work

    Edited by Nicole Busby, Grace James
    ‘Balancing paid work and family life remains a significant challenge; indeed, the challenges are intensifying as economic austerity threatens the pursuit of gender equality. This excellent book provides extensive justifications for laws ...
    Hardback (2011)

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  9. Add to Wish List Welfare States and Public Opinion

    Welfare States and Public Opinion

    Claus Wendt, Monika Mischke, Michaela Pfeifer
    ‘. . . offers a fresh perspective. . . as well as interesting empirical findings that advance the research field. . . The cluster analyses of the institutional programme characteristics are by themselves interesting, given the rather wid...
    Hardback (2011)

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

    Gender Inequalities in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Rosemary Crompton, Clare Lyonette
    ‘This authoritative book, which brings together chapters by many of the leading experts on the topic, documents the new barriers and continuing constraints that still stand in the way of gender equality. It is essential reading for anyon...
    Paperback (2011)

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    Hardback (2010)

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

    Work–Family Balance, Gender and Policy

    Jane Lewis
    A groundbreaking analysis of the challenges facing families and governments in the 21st century. ‘Jane Lewis is a brilliant conceptual innovator and gifted empirical analyst in the field of social policy. This book expertly illuminates...
    Paperback (2010)

    List price $54.00

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    Hardback (2009)

    List price $128.00

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

    Family and the Welfare State in Europe

    Agnes Blome, Wolfgang Keck, Jens Alber
    ‘Most European countries are experiencing a dramatic demographic shift. A combination of falling birthrates and rising life expectancy leads to a significant aging of societies. The authors analyze how the state and the family shape gene...
    Hardback (2009)

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