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Work and Welfare in Europe

Care Between Work and Welfare in European Societies

Editors: Pfau-Effinger, B., Rostgaard, T. (Eds.)

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This book provides insights into the theoretical framework of 'tensions' related to care for children and the elderly. It analyzes if, and under what conditions, welfare state reforms have contributed to strengthening existing tensions, creating new tensions, or relaxing such tensions.

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ANNELI ANTTONEN Professor in Social Policy and Doctor of Social Sciences at the University of Tampere, Finland BLANCHE LE BIHAN Researcher in the School of Public Health, EHESP, France GUðNÝ BJÖRK EYDAL Professor in the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Iceland, Iceland TEPPO KRÖGER Senior Lecturer of Social Work at the University of Tampere, Finland INGELA NAUMANN Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Edinburgh, UK BARBARA DA ROIT Assistant Professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary Social Science at the University of Utrecht, Netherlands STEVEN SAXONBERG Professor of Sociology at the University of Brno, Czech Republic MAIKE SMIDT University of Hamburg, Germany MINNA ZECHNER University of Tampere, Finland

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'It is very difficult to provide a convincing account of a field that is changing rapidly. This book achieves that task with a narrative that is both empirically wide-ranging and theoretically coherent. The Europe-wide scope of the book is particularly valuable as is its focus on the nature and impact of change and reform in policies and people's everyday lives. The reader will be invaluably instructed and impressed by the collection.'

- Professor Mary Daly, Queen's University Belfast, Ireland


Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Care Between Work and Welfare in European Societies
Editors
  • B. Pfau-Effinger
  • T. Rostgaard
Series Title
Work and Welfare in Europe
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30761-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230307612
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-29129-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33193-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 251
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