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Childbearing, Women's Employment and Work-Life Balance Policies in Contemporary Europe.

By: Oláh, Livia Sz.
Contributor(s): Fratczak, Ewa.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Work and Welfare in Europe: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013Description: 1 online resource (241 p.).ISBN: 9781137318541.Subject(s): Family planning -- Europe | Sex role -- Europe | Women -- Employment -- Europe | Women -- Europe -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Childbearing, Women's Employment and Work-Life Balance Policies in Contemporary EuropeDDC classification: 305.4094 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; Funding; 1 Introduction: Aspirations and Uncertainties. Childbearing Choices and Work-Life Realities in Europe; 2 Work and Childbearing Intentions from a Capability Perspective: Young Adult Women in Sweden; 3 Employment Instability and Childbearing Plans in a Child-Oriented Country: Evidence from France; 4 Female Employment, Reconciliation Policies and Childbearing Intentions in East and West Germany
5 The Interplay of Fertility Intentions, Female Employment and Work-Life Balance Policies in Contemporary Poland: Can Gender Equity, Preference and Social Capital Theories Provide a Better Insight?6 Unattainable Desires? Childbearing Capabilities in Early 21st-Century Hungary; 7 Concluding Thoughts on Childbearing, Women's Work and Work-Life Balance Policy Nexus in Europe in the Dawn of the 21st Century; Index
Summary: This volume addresses the relationship between childbearing, paid work and work-life balance policies across Europe in the 21st century, illuminating the uncertainty and risk related to insecure labour force attachment, the incoherence of women's and men's access to education and employment and the unequal share of domestic responsibilities.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; Funding; 1 Introduction: Aspirations and Uncertainties. Childbearing Choices and Work-Life Realities in Europe; 2 Work and Childbearing Intentions from a Capability Perspective: Young Adult Women in Sweden; 3 Employment Instability and Childbearing Plans in a Child-Oriented Country: Evidence from France; 4 Female Employment, Reconciliation Policies and Childbearing Intentions in East and West Germany

5 The Interplay of Fertility Intentions, Female Employment and Work-Life Balance Policies in Contemporary Poland: Can Gender Equity, Preference and Social Capital Theories Provide a Better Insight?6 Unattainable Desires? Childbearing Capabilities in Early 21st-Century Hungary; 7 Concluding Thoughts on Childbearing, Women's Work and Work-Life Balance Policy Nexus in Europe in the Dawn of the 21st Century; Index

This volume addresses the relationship between childbearing, paid work and work-life balance policies across Europe in the 21st century, illuminating the uncertainty and risk related to insecure labour force attachment, the incoherence of women's and men's access to education and employment and the unequal share of domestic responsibilities.

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Susanne Fahlén, Stockholm University, Sweden Ariane Pailhé, French National Demographic Institute, France Anne Solaz, French National Demographic Research Institute, France Katharina Lutz, University of Frankfurt, Germany Mandy Boehnke, University of Bremen, Germany Johannes Huinink, University of Bremen, Germany Silke Tophoven, Institute for Employment Research, UK Aneta Ptak-Chmielewska, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland Judit Takács, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

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