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The politics of parental leave policies Children, parenting, gender and the labour market / edited by Sheila B. Kamerman and Peter Moss.

Publication:
Portland, OR : Policy Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (296 p.)
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Subjects:
Work and family.
Parental leave -- Government policy.
Parental leave.
Work and family -- Europe.
Parental leave -- Government policy -- Europe.
Parental leave -- Europe.
Europe.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This title covers 15 countries in Europe and beyond bringing together leading academic experts to provide a unique insight into the past, present and future state of this key policy area.
Contents:
11. The Netherlands: bridging labour and care12. Norway: the making of the father's quota; 13. Portugal and Spain: two pathways in Southern Europe; 14. Sweden: individualisation or free choice in parental leave?; 15. The European directive: making supra-national parental leave policy; 16. Conclusion; Appendix; Index.
The politics of parental leave policies; Contents; List of tables and figures; Acknowledgements; Notes on contributors; 1. Introduction; 2. Australia: the difficult birth of paid maternity leave; 3. Canada and Quebec: two policies, one country; 4. Czech Republic: normative or choice-oriented system?; 5. Estonia: halfway from the Soviet Union to the Nordic countries; 6. Finland: negotiating tripartite compromises; 7. France: gender equality a pipe dream?; 8. Germany: taking a Nordic turn?; 9. Hungary and Slovenia: long leave or short?; 10. Iceland: from reluctance to fast-track engineering.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Moss, Peter, 1945- , Editor
Kamerman, Sheila B. , Editor
ISBN:
1-4473-0396-2
1-282-50161-5
9786612501616
1-84742-777-4
OCLC:
609404832