Family, Women, and Employment in Central-Eastern Europe

Family, Women, and Employment in Central-Eastern Europe

by Barbara Lobodzinska
     
 

ISBN-10: 031329402X

ISBN-13: 9780313294020

Pub. Date: 11/30/1995

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This book is the result of a survey conducted among experts on the problems faced by families and women in Central-Eastern Europe. The 16 contributors discuss such issues as: current trends in family and women's predicaments; the similarities and differences between conditions in Central-Eastern European countries; changes in urban and rural family structure;

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Overview

This book is the result of a survey conducted among experts on the problems faced by families and women in Central-Eastern Europe. The 16 contributors discuss such issues as: current trends in family and women's predicaments; the similarities and differences between conditions in Central-Eastern European countries; changes in urban and rural family structure; women's educational level; married women's employment; women's political participation. Each contributor evaluates the chances for equal rights and opportunities for men and women, and indicates trends in social policy concerning the family and working women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313294020
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/30/1995
Series:
Controversies in Science Series, #11
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Overview

The Family and Working Women during and after Socialist Industrialization and Ideology by Barbara /Lobodzi'nska

Bulgaria

Women in Bulgaria by Bistra Anachkova

Czech Republic and Slovakia

Women and Family—the Czech Version of Development and Chances for Improvement by Marie 'Cermakova

Women's Equality, Work, and Family in the Czech Republic by Alena Heitlinger

Germany (The Former German Democratic Republic)

East German Women—Chief Losers in German Unification by Hanna Behrend

The Family in the German Democratic Republic from a Western Point of View by Barbara Ketelhut

Hungary

The Position of Hungarian Women in the Process of Regime Change by Katalin Koncz

Lithuania

Women and Family in Lithuania by Irena Juozeliuniene and Vida Kanopiene

Poland

The Impact of Socioeconomic Restructuring on Polish Women by Anna M. Zajicek and Toni M. Calasanti

Women and Families in Poland: Pressing Problems and Possible Solutions by Jill M. Bystydzienski

Romania

Participation of Women in the Workforce: The Case of Romania by Doina Pasca Harsanyi

Former Yugoslavia

Re-domestication of Women and Democratization in Postsocialist Slovenia by Maca Jogan

Women and Work in the Former Yugoslavia and Their Present Situation by Andjelka Milic

Women, Work, and Family in Former Yugoslavia by Joy B. Reeves

Conclusion

Equal Opportunities: Obstacles and Remedies by Barbara /Lobodzi'nska

Appendix

References

Index

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