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Grandparental childcare: a reconceptualisation of family policy regimes

Debora Price, Eloi Ribe, Giorgio Di Gessa, and Karen Glaser

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this chapter we argue that to understand the ways that policy, structure and culture all shape how grandmothers help to care for children, we need to re-think our approach to these issues. We need ... More


Christianity and Politics in Post-Soviet Lithuania: Between Totalitarian Experience and Democracy

Nerija Putinaitė

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For fifty years, the Soviet ideological apparatus sought to erase the influence of Christianity from the Lithuanian people. Putinaitė outlines two ways this policy was pursued: by stressing Marx’s ... More


The composition of grandparent childcare: gendered patterns in cross-national perspective

Lyn Craig, Myra Hamilton, and Judith E. Brown

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Grandparents are important providers of childcare while their adult children participate in work and other activities. The literature suggests that grandmothers are more likely than grandfathers to ... More


Family support and the Coalition: retrenchment, refocusing and restructuring

Harriet Churchill

in Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2012

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447304470
eISBN:
9781447307662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304470.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reviews recent developments in family support policies, entitlements and services in the first 18 months of the UK Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition Government in the UK. In light ... More


Changing gender roles and family formation: overview of key issues and previous research

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 1 presents an overview of the key issues and previous research relevant to changing gender roles and family formation. The chapter presents a review of the literature covering several ... More


A More Gender-Equal Scotland? Childcare Policy in Scotland after the Independence Referendum

Craig McAngus and Kirstein Rummery

in A Wealthier, Fairer Scotland: The Political Economy of Constitutional Change

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474416429
eISBN:
9781474435185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416429.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The independence referendum campaign provided opportunity to focus on and debate a number of policy areas that may have been strongly affected by Scottish independence. One of these policy areas was ... More


Information Manipulation and Moral Responsibility

Todd R. Long

in Manipulation: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199338207
eISBN:
9780190228446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338207.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Utilizing two cases (Family Policy and Manipulated Family Policy), this chapter provides additional arguments to earlier work by the author of this chapter “Moderate Reasons-Responsiveness, Moral ... More


Care policies in Italy between a national frozen landscape and local dynamism

Marco Albertini and Emmanuele Pavolini

in The Italian welfare state in a European perspective: A comparative analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316886
eISBN:
9781447316909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316886.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In recent decades socio-demographical changes have put under increasing pressure that part of the welfare state that deals with care policies, in particular child and elderly care. Italy has been ... More


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