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Family policies in Western Europe

Anette Borchorst

Family policies in Western Europe

convergence or divergence?

by Anette Borchorst

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Published by Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College in Wellesley, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family policy -- Europe.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnette Borchorst.
    SeriesWorking paper -- no. 279, Working paper (Wellesley College. Center for Research on Women) -- no. 279.
    ContributionsWellesley College. Center for Research on Women.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ612 .B67 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18742719M

    The Handbook of Family Policy examines how state and workplace policies support parents and their children in developing, earning and caring. With original contributions from 44 leading scholars, this Handbook provides readers with up-to-date knowledge on family policies and family policy research, taking stock of current literature as well as providing analyses of present-day policies, and. 1. Annee Sociol. ;(37) [Family policy in Western Europe: a sociological reflection]. [Article in French] Dumon W. PIP: Family policy, a primarily European phenomenon including all governmental actions designed to maintain, support, or influence the structure and life of families, must be distinguished from measures intended for other purposes which merely impact upon the : Dumon W.

    When it comes to family-friendly policies, the United States lags far behind most European countries — and practically every other industrialized nation. But work-family conflicts don't need to be an inevitable feature of contemporary American life, suggests a new book by Caitlyn Collins, a sociologist at Washington University in St. Louis. family policies and their range in Western Europe with a focus on policies that have been directed towards childbearing and child rearing. The paper concludes with an outlook on the options of family policies in Europe and their potential demographic implications. 2. The development of fertility in Western Europe since the sCited by:

    of Work-Family Policies in Western Europe and the United States K. J. Morgan () Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press important social and political debates center around issues related to child rearing. Some mothers choose to stay at home full-time while others work full or part-time by choice or necessity. This book. 7. Kimberly J. Morgan (), ‘The Religious Foundations of Work-Family Policies in Western Europe’ PART III ACTORS AND DRIVERS 8. Sara McLanahan (), ‘Family Structure and the Reproduction of Poverty’ 9. Arnlaug Leira (), ‘Models of Motherhood’ Göran Therborn (), ‘Child Politics: Dimensions and Perspectives’


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The family has become a political battleground in eastern and western Europe. In both areas, the State seems to have moved away from interventionist policies to a. Family policy is an issue of concern for many Governments.

Family policies are organized around the four main functions of the family: marriage, childrearing, financial support and family care. Eastern Europe is an area with significant socio-economic and political changes in the last decades that determined revisions of social policies.

The goal of this article is to review the most relevant Cited by: Tables 3 – 5 show little convergence despite European Union efforts to influence national family policy.

6 Rather, they show considerable variation in (the changes in) expenditure on the three family policy programs. For instance, looking at change per year in –, Table 3 shows that family allowances have increased in most countries, most strongly in Ireland, but have decreased in Cited by: Families and Family Policies in Europe - Kindle edition by Linda Hantrias, Marie-Therese Letabiler.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Families and Family Policies in by: 1. But in other developed countries, particularly those of Northern Europe and Western Europe, working parents have it much easier.

The Swedes get up. Western Europe (Belgium, France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands), the Conservative welfare regime followed by a discussion on policies, mainly at The de-standardization of the family life. A question that many governments in western Europe were addressing at the turn of the 21st century was how far to proceed with legislation formalising alternative family living arrangements.

Although a major driving force for welfare reform in the s in the 15 member. According to PwC report “Tax allowances and family benefits in the European Union states” the average amount of direct EU state aid in respect of allowances for children and family benefits is currently EUR 2, per year, but in reality as many as 18 EU states (over 60%) do not achieve this amount For the purposes of “Tax allowances and family benefits in the EU” report, PwC advisory.

Book Description. The family is currently a controversial topic both within the UK and Europe. While demographic trends seem to suggest that family structures and attitudes within the European Union are converging and that member states are facing similar social problems, their.

Family-policy variation in Europe is still enormous and there is very limited knowledge about the publics’ attitudes toward family-policy measures in a comparative perspective. This book addresses this research gap by combing a profound analysis of existing family-policy measures with a thorough analysis of public : Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden.

Comparing Family-Friendly Policies in Japan and the EU The construction of a family-friendly society is nowadays an important policy target for industrialized countries with the blew-replacement level of fertility.

In fact, the governments of Japan and EU Member States File Size: KB. This article examines current family policies in Western Europe against the backdrop of fertility decline in Europe.

Its objective is to depict the nature of family policies from a cross-national perspective in order to illuminate potential relationships between them and demographic patterns. The article concentrates on. In book: Handbook of Family Policies Across the Globe, Chapter: Families and Family Policies in Sweden, Publisher: Springer, Editors: Mihaela Robila, pp Several countries in Western.

This article analyzes the impact on fertility of changes in national expenditure for family allowances, maternity- and parental-leave benefits, and childcare subsidies.

To do so, I estimate a model for the timing of births using individual-level data from 16 western European countries, supplemented with data on national social expenditure for different family policy by: family-policy areas in Western Europe that link issues of gender, employment, reproduction, and care.

The initiatives of the EU coincided with increasing concerns in European countries about low fertility and the sustainability of welfare-state systems. These concerns revived debates about family policies as a. Working Mothers and the Welfare State belongs on every reading list." —Sonya Michel, University of Maryland "This is a terrific book: concise, well written, and packed with useful information on cases that will be of great interest to readers.

Book review of Kimberly J. Morgan. Working Mothers and the Welfare State: Religion and the Politics of Working-Family Policies in Western Europe and the United States. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, $ : Katherine van Wormer.

Kimberly J. Morgan (), 'The Religious Foundations of Work-Family Policies in Western Europe'PART III ACTORS AND DRIVERS 8. Sara McLanahan (), 'Family Structure and the Reproduction of Poverty' 9. Arnlaug Leira (), 'Models of Motherhood' Goeran Therborn (), 'Child Politics: Dimensions and Perspectives'This book brings to you some of the best contributions published on Social Europe over the second half of in easily accessible ebook and paperback formats.

The collection is newly edited with a thematic focus on the rise of populism and also includes in text-form previously unpublished material from Social Europe Podcast.Family policies in Europe: available databases and initial compa- risons.

Vienna Yearbook of Population Research, pp. doi: /popula- tionyearbooksThévenon, O. ().Author: Olivier Thevenon.