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The family in the Mediterranean welfare state [electronic resource] / Manuela Nandini.

Author/Creator:
Naldini, Manuela.
Publication:
London ; Portland, Ore. : Frank Cass, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (266 p.)
Subjects:
Families -- Italy.
Families -- Spain.
Welfare state -- Italy.
Welfare state -- Spain.
Family policy -- Italy.
Family policy -- Spain.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This work analyses in a historical and comparative perspective the relationship between the family and the welfare state in two Mediterranean countries: Italy and Spain. Two aims form the focus of the book. Firstly, to open the black box of the family in welfare state analysis, introducing a focus on inter-generational and kin relations. Secondly, to explain why the southern welfare states have offered very low support to families with children by taking into account several factors: the legacy of fascism, the role of the Church, and the specific role played by leftist parties in defining fami
Contents:
Cover; The Family in The mediterranean welfare States; Copyright; Contents; Figures and Tables; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations & Acronyms; Introduction; Part One: Analysing Families Andthe Welfare State; 1. Welfare State and Family Models; 2. State Policies Towards the Family; Part Two: origins of State Policiestowards the Family in The authoritarian Period; Introduction: Definingfascist-era Family Models; 3. The Italian Case; 4. The Spanish Case; Part Three: The Democratic Period:a Family/kinship Solidarity model; Introduction: Theweakening of the Malebreadwinner
5. The Political and Legal Context6. Family Changes and Family Solidarity; 7. Social Policy and Social Services for the Family; 8. The Cost of Children in Policy-making Processes; Conclusion; Appendices; References; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-239) and index.
ISBN:
1-135-77569-9
1-280-09995-X
0-203-00946-0
OCLC:
437065966
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