Europeanization, Care and Gender: Global Complexities

Hardcover | November 15, 2011

EditorAnne Kovalainen, Marja Keränen, Hanne Marlene Marlene Dahl

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Europeanization, Care and Gender addresses the recent underexamined developments concerning care as a crucial part of the restructuring of care labour markets in Europe, including contents of care and different forms of care that range from EU legislation level to individual care workers' and cared for experiences. Through a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, this collection examines and further develops current theoretical and political debates about complexities of care and the impact of multilevel changes in Europe. This book provides a foundation for understanding the major restructuration of care that is taking place at the European level as part of the global phenomena of care markets and the complexity of care within research and how it is no longer restricted to the domain of social policy but a pertinent issue within political science, sociology, legal studies and feminist research.

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Europeanization, Care and Gender addresses the recent underexamined developments concerning care as a crucial part of the restructuring of care labour markets in Europe, including contents of care and different forms of care that range from EU legislation level to individual care workers' and cared for experiences. Through a comparativ...

HANNE MARLENE DAHL is a Political Scientist at the University of Roskilde, Denmark.   MARJA KERÄNEN is a Political Scientist at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. ANNE KOVALAINEN is an Economic Sociologist at the University of Turku, Finland and Visiting Fellow at Stanford University, USA and the London School of Economics, UK. 

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:232 pages, 8.91 × 5.63 × 0.84 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230299695

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Table of Contents

Introduction; H.Dahl, M.Keränen & A.Kovalainen
PART I: THE EUROPEANIZATION OF CARE
Double Subsidiarity, Double Trouble?: Allocating Care Responsibilities in the EU through Social Dialogue; K.Nousiainen
Care, Migration and Citizenship: Migration and Home-based Care in Europe; F.Williams 
The Regulation of Paid, Domestic Work: A Win-win Situation or a Reproduction of Social Inequalities? M.Hrzenjak
PART II: THE COMPLEXITY OF CARE
Family Policy and Welfare Regimes; T.Boje & A.Ejrnæs
Modes of Care and Mothering: How does Citizenship and Care Intersect in the Lives of Mothers and Disabled Children?; J.Mclaughlin
From Traditional to Modern Care? The Case of Intellectually Disabled and Mentally Ill in Modern Lithuania; E.Sumskiene
Changing Conceptions of Citizenship and Care in Finnish Policy Discourse on Reconciliation on Work and Family Life; K.Eräranta
PART III: THE NEO-COLONIAL CARE RELATIONS IN EUROPE
Gendering the Stranger: Nomadic care Workers in Europe: A Polish-italian Example; L.Isaksen
Migrant Women and Defamilialisation in the Spanish Welfare State; S.Climent
Privatizing Neo-Colonialism: Migrant Domestic Care Workers, Partial Citizenship and Responsibility; J.Tronto 
Concluding Remarks; H. Dahl, M.Keränen & A.Kovalainen
Bibliography
Index