Solidarity between the Sexes and the Generations

Solidarity between the Sexes and the Generations

by Trudie Knijn, Aafke E. Komter

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843763581
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 04/04/2004
Series: Globalization and Welfare Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Figures and Tablesvii
Contributorsviii
Introductionxii
Part 1Transformations in the Relationship Between the Public and the Private
1.The Rediscovery of Family Solidarity3
2.Family Solidarity and Social Solidarity: Substitutes or Complements?18
3.Shifting Patterns of Solidarity and Responsibility: in Search of a Micro Perspective34
4.Individualization and the Need for New Forms of Family Solidarity51
5.De-Familialization or Re-Familialization? Trends in Income-Tested Family Benefits68
Part 2Cross-National Comparisons of Demographic Trends
6.Changes in Family Patterns and People's Lives: Western European Trends89
7.Fertility and Nuptiality in the CEE Countries in the Context of Weakening Families and a Weakening State111
Part 3Shifting Patterns of Family Solidarity
8.Some Darker Sides of Family Solidarity133
9.Kinship Support, Gender and Social Policy in France and Spain150
10.'What are Children for?': Reciprocity and Solidarity between Parents and Children167
11.Post-Industrial Families: New Forms of Bonding?185
12.Trends in Women's Employment, Domestic Service, and Female Migration: Changing and Competing Patterns of Solidarity201
Index219

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