Families in Converging Europe: A Comparison of Forms, Structures and Ideals (Palgrave MacMillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life) (Hardcover)

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Families in Converging Europe: A Comparison of Forms, Structures and Ideals (Palgrave MacMillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life) (Hardcover)

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This book examines common familial trends and differences throughout Europe from the 1960s onwards and discusses the most common theoretical explanations for convergence and divergence. Eriikka Oinonen reveals how structural factors such as the labour market, the welfare state and the EU affect Europeans' family related choices.
ERIIKKA OINONEN is Finnish Academy Research Fellow, Department of Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Tampere, Finland. She has worked extensively on issues related to cross-national comparison, family and social change.
Product Details ISBN: 9780230527249
ISBN-10: 0230527248
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: April 30th, 2008
Pages: 212
Language: English
Series: Palgrave MacMillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life