Women, Men, Work and Family in Europe
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Women, Men, Work and Family in Europe by Rosemary Crompton
Book DescriptionSocial changes including an increase in dual-earner families, declining fertility, and growing problems of work-life 'balance' are underway as more women, particularly mothers, enter and remain in paid employment. The authors explore this in a number of European countries (Britain, France, The Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Portugal).
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403987198
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Rosemary Crompton
Class and Stratification, Hardback (September 2008)
Inequality in its many forms is becoming an ever greater problem in modern society. The revised edition of this popular book explains why it is so important to understand class and stratification, and how the tools used to analyse these divisions can help us to understand and confront problems of inequality.
Women, Men, Work and Family in Europe, Paperback (April 2007)
Social changes including an increase in dual-earner families, declining fertility, and growing problems of work-life 'balance' are underway as more women, particularly mothers, enter and remain in paid employment. This collection explores this revolution in working practices across Europe.
Employment and the Family, Paperback (March 2006)
Examines the gendered division of labour and how it relates to contemporary employment and family life.
Renewing Class Analysis, Paperback (September 2000)» View all books by Rosemary Crompton
An unusual mix of theoretical reflections and high quality empirical studies around the study of class and stratification. Articles included from well known and international contributors. Contains contributions from a number of leading sociologists whose research has not hitherto been used to reflect on debates in class analysis.
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Author Biography - Rosemary Crompton
ANNELI ANTTONEN is in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Tampere, Finland MARGARET BACK-WIKLUND is at Goteborg University, Department of Social Work, Goteborg, Sweden MARIE CERMAKOVA is at the Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic MARIA DAS DORES GUERREIRO is at ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal LAURA DEN DULK is at University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands COLETTE FAGAN is Senior lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. JEANNE FAGNANI is Director of Research, CNRS, University of Paris, France RICHENDA GAMBLES is in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, UK HANA HASKOVA is at the Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic NICKY LE FEUVRE is at Maison de la Recherche, University of Toulouse - Le Mirail, France CLOTILDE LEMARCHANT is in the Department of Sociology, University of Caen, France LINDA MCDOWELL is Professor of Human Geography Professorial Fellow, St John's College, Oxford, UK INES PEREIRA is at ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal DIANE PERRONS is Director of LSE Gender Group, London School of Economics, London, UK LARS PLANTIN is Researcher, Department of Social Work, University of Gotenborg, Sweden RHONA RAPOPORT is Director, Institute of Family and Environmental Research, London, UK KATH RAY is Research Fellow, Policy Studies Institute, London, UK JORMA SIPILA is in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Tampere, Finland ANNEKE VAN DOORNE-HUISKES is at University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands KEVIN WARD is Senior lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. KARIN WALL is at the Institute of Social Sciences (ICS), University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
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