By Gillian Pascall
Figuring out of welfare states has been a lot enriched via comparative paintings on welfare regimes and gender. This booklet makes use of those debates to light up the altering gender regimes in nations of critical and jap Europe. It has specific value as nations within the sector make the transition from communism and right into a ecu Union that has problems with women's employment, work-life stability, and gender equality on the middle of its social coverage. The research attracts on quantitative comparative info, and on wealthy qualitative facts from a brand new examine of moms in Polish families, illuminating the results of fixing welfare and gender family members from the viewpoint of these such a lot at once affected - moms of childrens. This e-book is a vital addition to the literature and is suggested to teachers and scholars attracted to the examine of gender kin, welfare states, and overseas and comparative eu social coverage. The insights received can also be of worth to these engaged in welfare coverage and perform.