Children, Gender and Families in Mediterranean Welfare States


ISBN: 978-90-481-8841-3 (Print) 978-90-481-8842-0 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Key Concepts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-33

      Investing in Children? Changes in Policies Concerning Children and Families in European Countries

    3. Chapter

      Pages 35-53

      Understanding Gender Economic Inequality Across Welfare Regimes

    4. Chapter

      Pages 55-73

      Neighborhoods and Families

  3. Setting the Scene

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

    2. Chapter

      Pages 77-101

      Exploring the Extended Family of Mediterranean Welfare States, or: Did Beveridge and Bismarck Take a Mediterranean Cruise Together?

  4. Country Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

    2. Chapter

      Pages 105-128

      Children, Gender and Families in the Italian Welfare State

    3. Chapter

      Pages 129-142

      The Erosion of “Familism” in the Spanish Welfare State: Childcare Policy Since 1975

    4. Chapter

      Pages 143-163

      Children, Families and Women in the Israeli State: 1880s–2008

    5. Chapter

      Pages 165-179

      Gender, Family and Children at the Crossroads of Social Policy Reform in Turkey: Alternating Between Familialism and Individualism

    6. Chapter

      Pages 181-202

      Gender, Children and Families in the Greek Welfare State

  5. A Cross-National Comparison

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-203

    2. Chapter

      Pages 205-217

      Is There a “Mediterranean Welfare State”? A Country-Level Analysis

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 219-226