Book Volume 49 2013

Family Well-Being

European Perspectives


ISBN: 978-94-007-4353-3 (Print) 978-94-007-4354-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-6


  3. Approaches to the study of family well-being

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

    2. Chapter

      Pages 9-25

      Conceptualizing Family Well-Being

    3. Chapter

      Pages 27-51

      Social Quality, the Quality of Life and Parents with Young Children in Europe

  4. Family, child poverty and well-being

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

    2. Chapter

      Pages 55-72

      Child Poverty and Child Well-Being in Italy in a Comparative Framework

    3. Chapter

      Pages 73-100

      Child Well-Being and Lone Parenthood Across the OECD

  5. Work family balance and gender

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 101-101

    2. Chapter

      Pages 103-129

      Parental Leave Policies, Gender Equity and Family Well-Being in Europe: A Comparative Perspective

    3. Chapter

      Pages 131-149

      New Social Risks and Work-Family Balance

    4. Chapter

      Pages 151-175

      Spousal Well-Being: An Inquiry into the Links Between Household Income and Parental Task Division

    5. Chapter

      Pages 177-201

      Working Parents, Family and Gender in Spain from an European Comparative Perspective

    6. Chapter

      Pages 203-221

      Measuring the Past: Gender, Health and Welfare in Europe Since c. 1800

  6. Youth, elder, migration and social work

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

    2. Chapter

      Pages 225-241

      Support and Success in Youth Transitions: A Comparative Analysis on the Relation Between Subjective and Systemic Factors

    3. Chapter

      Pages 243-260

      Policies to Support Carers

    4. Chapter

      Pages 261-275

      Caught Between a Troubled Past and an Uncertain Future: The Well-Being of Asylum-Seeking Children in Sweden

    5. Chapter

      Pages 277-301

      Empowerment, Well-Being and the Welfare State: Family Social Work in Spain

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 303-306