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Work-family balance, gender and policy

Author: Lewis, Jane Publisher: Edward Elgar , 2010.Language: EnglishDescription: 255 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781849801706Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Work - Family Balance, Gender and Policy Contents List of tables and box Acknowledgements 1 Introduction Family change Welfare state change Illustrating policy change: the EU level Gender equality The book PART I 2 The policymaking context: behaviour and attitudes with Mary Campbell Paid work Childbearing The household level Attitudes and preferences The implications for policy 3 Work­family balance policies: comparisons and issues Policy logics Problems of care work for policy Work and family balance policies Conclusion 4 Patterns of development in work­family balance policies for parents in France, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK during the 2000s Co-authored with Trudie Knijn, Claude Martin and Ilona Ostner Context Policy change in France, the UK, Germany and the Netherlands Continuity and change in policy goals and instruments 25 26 43 48 59 67 71 72 77 82 115 vii viii 1 3 6 10 15 20 119 120 123 132 Policy development and gender in relation to attitudes and behaviour PART II 5 Policy development in the UK, 1997-2007 Context Labour's approach to work and family balance policies Childcare provision Childcare leaves Flexible working Conclusion 6 Concluding reflections on gender equality and work--family balance policies Bibliography Index 135 141 142 149 153 167 174 187 191 204 241

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