In the US and UKthere has been a transformation in child care, family leave, social assistance and tax credits over the last twenty years. This book explores the factors behind these changes. With detailed case studies, it shows that ideas and the power to wield them are crucial factors in the transformation of family policy.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
DORIAN R. WOODSis a Lecturer at the University of Tubingen, Germany. Her research interest and publications have concentrated on welfare states, social and family policy, and gender.
Table of ContentsIntroduction Comapring Liberal Family Policy Social Assistance for Families or Workers? Tax Credits: The Ultimate Compromise Child Care as Work Support or Education Enabling Family Leave Ideas and Catalysts of Change Notes