Working Parents and the Welfare State
Family Change and Policy Reform in Scandinavia 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Arnlaug Leira
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Working Parents and the Welfare State by Arnlaug Leira
Book DescriptionThe mass entry of women into the labour market, the decline of the male breadwinner norm and the rise of the dual-earner family have all profoundly transformed the societies of the Western industrialised world. This book argues that childcare has become increasingly 'defamilised' or collectivised as mothers have joined the labour market, causing significant impact on welfare policies. As a result, the complex relationship between family change and policy reform calls for a rethinking of the relationship between the welfare state, labour markets and working parents. Rather than concentrating on the changing models of motherhood, Leira advocates the need to consider the effects of the gendered division of work and welfare on fathers' opportunities to be supported as carers for children. Her analysis incorporates important new empirical data from Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521571296
(228mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 4-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Arnlaug Leira
Working Parents and the Welfare State, Paperback (June 2010)
This book uses data from Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden to rethink welfare policy.
Welfare States and Working Mothers, Paperback (December 2009)» View all books by Arnlaug Leira
A theoretical and an empirical analysis of the relationship between women's lives, employment practices and childcare provision.
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