Children, Gender and Families in Mediterranean Welfare States

Recent decades have seen a growing sophistication in the study of welfare states and social policy in general. This greater depth has come about as a result of more complex theorization; richer case study analysis; and the inclusion of additional sources of provision such as not-for-profit, market-b...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Ajzenstadt, Mimi., Gal, John.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : 2010.
Series: Children¿s Well-Being: Indicators and Research, 2
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-8842-0
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Table of Contents:
  • Key Concepts
  • Investing in Children? Changes in Policies Concerning Children and Families in European Countries
  • Understanding Gender Economic Inequality Across Welfare Regimes
  • Neighborhoods and Families
  • Setting the Scene
  • Exploring the Extended Family of Mediterranean Welfare States, or: Did Beveridge and Bismarck Take a Mediterranean Cruise Together?
  • Country Studies
  • Children, Gender and Families in the Italian Welfare State
  • The Erosion of “Familism” in the Spanish Welfare State: Childcare Policy Since 1975
  • Children, Families and Women in the Israeli State: 1880s–2008
  • Gender, Family and Children at the Crossroads of Social Policy Reform in Turkey: Alternating Between Familialism and Individualism
  • Gender, Children and Families in the Greek Welfare State
  • A Cross-National Comparison
  • Is There a “Mediterranean Welfare State”? A Country-Level Analysis.