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How welfare states care [electronic resource] : culture, gender and parenting in Europe / Monique Kremer.

By: Kremer, Monique.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Changing welfare states: Publisher: [Amsterdam] : Amsterdam University Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (298 p.).ISBN: 9789048501724 (electronic bk.); 9048501725 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Work and family -- Government policy -- Europe | Child care -- Government policy -- Europe | Women -- Employment -- Government policy -- Europe | Women -- Employment -- Europe | Mothers -- Employment -- Europe | Parents -- Employment -- Europe | Welfare state -- Europe | Work and family | Child care | Mothers | Parents | Welfare state | Women | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations | Verzorgingsstaat | Vrouwenarbeid | Sekseverschillen | Ouderschap | Europa (geografie) | Wohlfahrtsstaat | Regierung | Arbeit | Familie | Kinderf�ursorge | Frauenarbeit | Europa | Society and social sciences | Politics and government | Society and culture: general | Humanities | HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: How welfare states care.DDC classification: 331.4/4094 Other classification: 71.80 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Working women and the question of care and culture in Europe -- Cinderella and Snow White are fairy tales : linking care and citizenship -- Policy or culture? Explaining women's employment differences in Europe -- Citizenship in practice : work, care, and income -- The right to give care : tax, social security, and leave -- The right to receive care : the state of childcare services -- After full-time mother care : ideals of care in policy -- How welfare states work : ideals of care in practice -- Conclusion : care and the cultural dimension of welfare states -- Appendix I. Governments in Belgium, Denmark, The Netherlands, and the UK 1980-2000 -- Appendix II. List of interviewees.
Summary: Indepth analysis of women's (and men's) employment and care patterns, as well as, child care services, taxation, leave schemes and social security in four different walfare states of Europe.
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Introduction: Working women and the question of care and culture in Europe -- Cinderella and Snow White are fairy tales : linking care and citizenship -- Policy or culture? Explaining women's employment differences in Europe -- Citizenship in practice : work, care, and income -- The right to give care : tax, social security, and leave -- The right to receive care : the state of childcare services -- After full-time mother care : ideals of care in policy -- How welfare states work : ideals of care in practice -- Conclusion : care and the cultural dimension of welfare states -- Appendix I. Governments in Belgium, Denmark, The Netherlands, and the UK 1980-2000 -- Appendix II. List of interviewees.

Indepth analysis of women's (and men's) employment and care patterns, as well as, child care services, taxation, leave schemes and social security in four different walfare states of Europe.

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