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Does the Third Way Work? The Left and Labour Market Policy Reform in Britain, France, and Germany

Jochen Clasen and Daniel Clegg

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Identifies the main trends in family policy across European countries over the last decade or so and analyses how these developments are to be interpreted, especially in the context of what they ... More


Social Citizenship Under Pressure

Peter Taylor‐Gooby

in Reframing Social Citizenship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546701
eISBN:
9780191720420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546701.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter discusses social citizenship and identifies three main components: reciprocity (necessary to support horizontal redistribution), social inclusion (supporting vertical redistribution), ... More


Families in transition: Social change, family formation and kin relationships

Nickie Charles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347893
eISBN:
9781447302308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347893.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book addresses the complexity of family change. It draws on evidence from two linked studies, one carried out in the 1960s and the other in the early years of the 21st century, to analyse the ... More


Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Family Rhythms is a comprehensive, user-friendly text that opens a new window on family change in Ireland. The authors draw on major new qualitative longitudinal datasets to develop a rich account of ... More


Nationalism, Recognition, and Family Formation

Narendra Subramanian

in Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788786
eISBN:
9780804790901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788786.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Centralizing states appropriated the authority of kin groups and ethnic and religious institutions over family life to varying degrees. The ways they regulated family and intimacy did not depend on ... More


Understanding families and social change

Nickie Charles, Charlotte Aull Davies, and Chris Harris

in Families in transition: Social change, family formation and kin relationships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347893
eISBN:
9781447302308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347893.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This is a book about families and how they have changed since 1960. One way of investigating family change is by means of a restudy. This chapter examines different ways of theorising social change, ... More


What is the future for the family?

Nickie Charles, Charlotte Aull Davies, and Chris Harris

in Families in transition: Social change, family formation and kin relationships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347893
eISBN:
9781447302308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347893.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draws together the findings of this study and discusses their policy implications, returning to the theoretical debates of and evaluating them in the light of the findings. The ... More


Ageing and intergenerational relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective

Misa Izuhara (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422057
eISBN:
9781447301424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422057.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

With socio-economic and demographic changes taking place in contemporary societies, new patterns of family relations are forming partly due to significant family changes, value shifts, precariousness ... More


Care and social integration in European societies

Birgit Pfau-Effinger and Birgit Geissler (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346049
eISBN:
9781447301592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346049.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book provides descriptions and comparative analyses of the now complex and highly varied arrangements for the care of children, disabled and older people in Europe, set within the context of ... More


Family change theory: a preliminary evaluation on the basis of recent cross-cultural studies

Boris Mayer

in Intergenerational relations: European perspectives in family and society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300984
eISBN:
9781447310921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300984.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Family change theory (Kagitcibasi, 1996, 2007) is an alternative approach to explain how modernisation and globalisation processes affect the family. The most important assumption of the theory is ... More


Sex Differences in Suicide and Homicide Mortality

Fred C. Pampel

in The Institutional Context of Population Change: Patterns of Fertility and Mortality across High-Income Nations

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226645254
eISBN:
9780226645278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645278.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter examines gender equality and relative levels of violent mortality. It focuses on how differences in female labor force participation affect sex differences in suicide and homicide ... More


Lay Accounts of “Modern” and “Traditional” Family in Greater Cairo: A Test of Developmental Models of Family Life

Kathryn M. Yount, Arland Thornton, Sohair Mehanna, and Shilpa N. Patel

in Values, Political Action, and Change in the Middle East and the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190269098
eISBN:
9780190633929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269098.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, the authors evaluate Egyptians’ understanding and use of developmental models to conceptualize the family. They explored their perception of traditional family and modern family. ... More


Context Shapes Human Development: Studies from Turkey

Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı and Zeynep Cemalcılar

in Socio-Economic Environment and Human Psychology: Social, Ecological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190492908
eISBN:
9780190879853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492908.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter aims to provide a comprehensive perspective on human behavior by studying the role of the distal environment on developmental processes. Social class, or more specifically socioeconomic ... More


Of Human Bonding: Integrating the Needs and Desires of Women, Men, and the Children Their Unions Produce

Elizabeth Marquardt

in What Is Parenthood?: Contemporary Debates about the Family

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729151
eISBN:
9780814724484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729151.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues that society can and should seek to renew marriage as a uniquely important integrator of male-female, mother-child, and father-child bonds. It identifies the many positive aspects ... More


Tough Choices: Bearing an Illegitimate Child in Japan

Ekaterina Hertog

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761291
eISBN:
9780804772396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761291.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

As is the case in Western industrialized countries, Japan is seeing a rise in the number of unmarried couples, later marriages, and divorces. What sets Japan apart, however, is that the percentage of ... More


Individuals and their families

Malcolm Torry

in Why we need a Citizen's Basic Income

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447343158
eISBN:
9781447343202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343158.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the changing family patterns in the UK and argues that a benefits system containing a Citizen's Basic Income would go a long way towards meeting the needs of families and ... More


Barriers obstructing a preventive mental health approach

Mervyn Murch

in Supporting Children When Parents Separate: Embedding a Crisis Intervention Approach within Family Justice, Education and Mental Health Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447345947
eISBN:
9781447345992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345947.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers some barriers which need to be overcome in order to implement early intervention when children are facing critical family change. It begins by explaining marketization as it ... More


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