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A Child‐Centred Social Investment Strategy

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Why We Need a New Welfare State

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256433
eISBN:
9780191599170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256438.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The introduction to this chapter considers the paradox that now that European society is ageing, it is becoming quite urgent that more is invested in the welfare of children, in contrast to the ... More


Home Production, Setup Costs, and Welfare

Michael C. Burda, Daniel S. Hamermesh, and Philippe Weil

in Working Hours and Job Sharing in the EU and USA: Are Europeans Lazy? Or Americans Crazy?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231027
eISBN:
9780191710834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231027.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines how home production is chosen in the household context and explores the welfare implications of home production in the EU and USA. It begins by reviewing and extending the ... More


Social Welfare Policy and Living Standards between the Wars

George R. Boyer

in The Winding Road to the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691178738
eISBN:
9780691183992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178738.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the interwar expansion of social welfare policies and their role in alleviating economic insecurity in an era of unprecedented unemployment. The social security system ... More


Individual Employment, Household Employment, and Risk of Poverty in the European Union. A Decomposition Analysis

Vincent Corluy and Frank Vandenbroucke

in Reconciling Work and Poverty Reduction: How Successful Are European Welfare States?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199926589
eISBN:
9780199369720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926589.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter investigates the relationship between poverty trends and employment, proceeding in two steps. The first step explores the link between individual employment and household employment. A ... More


Mapping At-Risk-of-Poverty Rates, Household Employment, and Social Spending

Frank Vandenbroucke and Ron Diris

in Reconciling Work and Poverty Reduction: How Successful Are European Welfare States?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199926589
eISBN:
9780199369720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926589.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

As a first step stylized facts are presented concerning at-risk-of-poverty rates for the non-elderly population, household employment (a concept introduced in this chapter) and social spending in ... More


Social Redistribution, Poverty, and the Adequacy of Social Protection

Bea Cantillon, Natascha Van Mechelen, Olivier Pintelon, and Aaron Van den Heede

in Reconciling Work and Poverty Reduction: How Successful Are European Welfare States?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199926589
eISBN:
9780199369720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926589.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Social protection systems traditionally serve a dual purpose: to maintain acquired living standards in the event of social risks and to combat poverty by guaranteeing adequate minimum incomes. More ... More


Rural-urban and gender differences in time spent in unpaid household work in India

Laishram Ladusingh

in Work and Health in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447327363
eISBN:
9781447327370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327363.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter addresses the crucial issues of gender and rural–urban differences in the time spent on unpaid household work in India. These are particularly pressing issues given the wide disparities ... More


Economic Difficulties and a Contradictory Alliance

Susan Thistle

in From Marriage to the Market: The Transformation of Women's Lives and Work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245907
eISBN:
9780520939196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245907.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores how the economic difficulties of the 1970s and the early 1980s placed great pressures on the already weakened framework of support for women's household work, hastening its ... More


Cultural and Institutional Contexts

Birgit Pfau-Effinger

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter identifies the theoretical framework for explaining cross-national differences in the ways in which housework and care work are organized in a society. It begins with a brief outline of ... More


Where Does the Time Go?: Concepts and Measurement in the American Time Use Survey

Harley Frazis and Jay Stewart

in Hard-to-Measure Goods and Services: Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226044491
eISBN:
9780226044507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044507.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The American Time Use Survey (ATUS) is the first time use survey conducted by the U.S. government. It is the only ongoing time use survey, and with the release of the 2004 data, its sample size ... More


Why Study Housework?

Judith Treas

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book examines how married people divide the household work and the variations in domestic practices across countries. It systematically relates these country differences in the division of ... More


Concluding Thoughts on the Societal Context of Housework

Sonja Drobnič

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The increased participation of women in the labor market and other public spheres have changed the patterns of domestic work, resulting in a widespread pattern of men doing more housework and women ... More


Living the Third Shift: Latina Adolescent Street Vendors in Los Angeles

Emir Estrada and Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines gendered expectations resulting not only from the intersecting relations of race and class but also from the age as well as the inequality of nations that gives rise to ... More


Men's and Women's Reports about Housework

Claudia Geist (ed.)

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Couples do not always agree on how much housework each partner does. Wives do not report as much household work done by their husbands as the latter claim for themselves. This chapter examines the ... More


Gender Inequality in the Labour Market in the UK

Giovanni Razzu (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199686483
eISBN:
9780191766367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686483.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The book addresses one of the most topical and pressing areas of inequality experienced by women in the UK: inequality in the labour market. Despite the changed and changing position of women in ... More


Household Production and the Labour Market

Man Yee Kan

in Gender Inequality in the Labour Market in the UK

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199686483
eISBN:
9780191766367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686483.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This final chapter looks at one of the main drivers of gender inequality in the labour market: the division of labour within the household. It assesses the relationship between household work and ... More


Banking and credit markets

Seeraj Mohamed

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199689248
eISBN:
9780191789731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689248.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter begins by tracing the history of the South African banking system. It then discusses the role of banks in economic development and the impact of financialization on the nature of South ... More


Introduction

in Family, Law, and Community: Supporting the Covenant

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074993
eISBN:
9780226075020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075020.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to discuss the interplay of norms and families from a number of perspectives. The book will tie theoretical and empirical ... More


Industrialization strategy

Simon Roberts

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199689248
eISBN:
9780191789731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689248.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines South Africa’s industrialization strategy. It first discusses the meaning of industrialization and South Africa’s relative performance before considering strategies in terms of ... More


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