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Care and social integration in European societies

Author: Birgit Pfau-Effinger; Birgit Geissler
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides an overview and comparative analyses of the arrangements for the care of children, disabled and older people in Europe, within the context of changing labour markets and welfare  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Birgit Pfau-Effinger; Birgit Geissler
ISBN: 1861346042 9781861346049
OCLC Number: 912398730
Description: xii, 324 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Part 1: Care arrangements in European societies: Change in European care arrangements ~ Birgit Geissler and Birgit Pfau-Effinger; Development paths of care arrangements in the framework of family values and welfare values ~ Birgit Pfau-Effinger; Part 2: New forms of informal, semi-formal and formal care work: Gender, labour markets and care work in five European funding regimes ~ Clare Ungerson; Changing long-term care regimes: a six-country comparison of directions and effects ~ Ute Behnin; Migrants' care work in private households, or: The strength of bilocal and transnational ties as a last(ing) resource in global migration ~ Felicitas Hillmann; Part 3: Welfare state policies towards care work: Comparative approaches to social care: diversity in care production modes ~ Anneli Anttonen and Jorma Sipila; Social rights and care responsibility in the French welfare state ~ Jeanne Fagnani and Marie-Therese Letablier; Childcare policies of the Nordic welfare states: different paths to enable parents to earn and care? ~ Gudny Bjoerk Eydal; Informal family-based care work in the Austrian care arrangement ~ Margareta Kreimer and Helene Schiffbanker; Part 4: The formalisation of care work and the labour market: Labour market participation of women and social exclusion: contradictory processes of care employment in Sweden and Germany ~ Hildegard Theobald; Women's work between family and welfare state: part-time work and childcare in France and Sweden ~ Anne-Marie Daune-Richard; Labour market integration of women and childcare in Slovenia ~ Nevenka Cernigoj Sadar; Family leave and employment in the EU: transition of working mothers in and out of employment ~ Anita Haataja; Part 5 Conclusions: Political actors and the modernisation of care politics in Britain and Germany ~ Traute Meyer; Welfare state and the family in the field of social care ~ Birgit Geissler.
Responsibility: edited by Birgit Pfau-Effinger and Birgit Geissler.

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" ... the book provides many intriguing insights." European Journal of Social Security "A timely resource of comparative social policy research into gender and care. The book increases understanding Read more...

 
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