Edited by Guðný B. Eydal and Tine Rostgaard
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 where they should head in the future.
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- Handbook of Family Policy
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- Chapter 1: Introduction to the Handbook of Family Policy
- Chapter 2: The history of family policy research 11Anne H. Gauthier and Judith C. Koops
- Chapter 3: The structure/culture divide in early childhood services – and how we might bridge it
- Chapter 4: Family and state obligation: the contribution to family policy studies
- Chapter 5: Comparing family policies: approaches, methods and databases
- Chapter 6: Family policy changes across welfare and production regimes, 1990 to 2010
- Chapter 7: Family benefit systems
- Chapter 8: Childcare as a global policy agenda
- Chapter 9: The social investment approach in the productivist welfare regime: the unfolding of social investment in South Korea and Japan
- Chapter 10: Leave policies for parents in a cross-national perspective: various paths along the same course?
- Chapter 11: Work-family policies within the workplace
- Chapter 12: Triggers and drivers of change in framing parenting support in North western Europe
- Chapter 13: Comparing persistence and change in family policies of conservative welfare states
- Chapter 14: The UK and the US: liberal models despite family policy expansion?
- Chapter 15: Family policies in the Nordic countries: aiming at equality
- Chapter 16: Child and family policy in Southern Europe
- Chapter 17: Family policies and social inequalities in Central and Eastern Europe: a comparative analysis of Hungary, Poland and Romania between 2005 and 2015
- Chapter 18: Not all in the same family: diverging approaches to family policy in East Asia
- Chapter 19: Family life and family policy in South Africa: responding to past legacies, new opportunities and challenges
- Chapter 20: Work-family policies: has Latin America moved towards more gender and social equity?
- Chapter 21: Family policy in India: contradictions, continuities and change
- Chapter 22: Family policy patterns in autocratic countries
- Chapter 23: Children, poverty and public policy: a cross-national perspective
- Chapter 24: Family policies and child well-being
- Chapter 25: Effects of work-family policies on parenthood and wellbeing
- Chapter 26: Policies on family support and parenting support in a global perspective
- Chapter 27: Neglected families: developing family-supportive policies for ‘natural’ and(hu)man-made disasters
- Chapter 28: Women’s voices and human rights: perspectives on sustainable family lives
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