Families and Family Policies

Families and Family Policies

Elgar Research Reviews in Social and Political Science

Chiara Saraceno, Jane Lewis and Arnlaug Leira

Governments have had a longstanding interest in family forms and the behaviour of family members, although their goals and instruments have differed over time and across countries. This timely research review brings together seminal contributions focusing on a number of important topics relating to this field.

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Chiara Saraceno, Jane Lewis and Arnlaug Leira

Subjects: politics and public policy, social policy and sociology, comparative social policy, family and gender policy, development studies, family and gender policy

Governments have had a longstanding interest in family forms and the behaviour of family members, although their goals and instruments have differed over time and across countries. This timely research review brings together seminal contributions focusing on a number of important topics relating to this field.

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