Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Politicising parenthood in ScandinaviaGender relations in welfare states$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Anne Lise Ellingsaeter and Arnlaug Leira

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9781861346452

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861346452.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of
date: 21 August 2017

Lone motherhood in the Nordic countries: sole providers in dual-breadwinner regimes

Lone motherhood in the Nordic countries: sole providers in dual-breadwinner regimes

Chapter:
(p.240) (p.241) Eleven Lone motherhood in the Nordic countries: sole providers in dual-breadwinner regimes
Source:
Politicising parenthood in Scandinavia
Author(s):

Anne Skevik

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861346452.003.0011

This chapter talks about what happened to the employment of lone mothers in Nordic countries after the economic depression and the institutional restructuring during the 1990s. It states that the Nordic countries can be seen as the ‘natural laboratories’ for the employment of lone mothers. It shows that while they are similar in many ways, there are also some crucial differences.

Keywords:   employment, lone mothers, economic depression, institutional restructuring, natural laboratories

University Press Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .