Family Change and Family Policies in Great Britain Canada New Zealand and the United States

This is the first volume in a series intended to report on the evolution of family policies in Western welfare states (and to compare current provisions).

Family Change and Family Policies in Great Britain  Canada  New Zealand  and the United States

This is the first volume in a series intended to report on the evolution of family policies in Western welfare states (and to compare current provisions). The developments are presented in the context of a report on family change for each of the countries, and with a view of the economic, political, and institutional climates in which they occurred. Topics covered in this book include family formation and current structural patterns, families and the division of labor, the income of families (earnings, taxation, transfer programs), and also the political and institutional contexts for family policy. An extensive bibliography is provided.

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Family Change and Family Policies in Great Britain, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States
Language: en
Pages: 463
Authors: Compton Foundation Centennial Professor for the Prevention of Children's and Youth Problems Co-Director of the Cross-National Studies Research Program Sheila B Kamerman, Professor Emeritus and Special Lecturer Co-Director of the Cross-National Studies Research Program Alfred J Kahn
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This is the first volume in a series intended to report on the evolution of family policies in Western welfare states (and to compare current provisions). The developments are presented in the context of a report on family change for each of the countries, and with a view of the
Canadian Family Policies
Language: en
Pages: 466
Authors: Maureen Baker
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-01-01 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

With poverty, unemployment, and one-parent families on the rise in most Western democracies, government assistance presents an increasingly urgent and complex problem. This is the first study to explore Canada's family policies in an international context. Maureen Baker looks at the successes and failures of social programs in other countries
Handbook of Family Policies Across the Globe
Language: en
Pages: 488
Authors: Mihaela Robila
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-19 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Family policy holds a particular status in the quest for a more equitable world as it intersects the rights of women, children, and workers. But despite local and global efforts and initiatives, the state of family policy in different areas of the world varies widely. Through a cross-section of countries
Executive Summary of Canadian Family Policies
Language: en
Pages: 27
Authors: Maureen Baker
Categories: Family policy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher:

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Family Shifts
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Margrit Eichler
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Family Shifts looks at how families and family policies have evolved during this century; how different trends have affected families in the past and present; how spousal and parental roles have changed; how many policies are based on an inappropriate model of the family (the individual responsibility model): and how