Work, Family Policies and Transitions to Adulthood in Europe by T. KnijnWork, Family Policies and Transitions to Adulthood in Europe by T. Knijn

Work, Family Policies and Transitions to Adulthood in Europe

byT. Knijn

Hardcover | September 18, 2012

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This book analyzes how the current generation of young adults enters the labour market and tries to create their own autonomous household, with or without children, exploring questions such as what does it mean to be a young adult in Europe today and what social policies help them to combine work and family life?
SONJA DROBNIC Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Sociology, University of Hamburg, Germany COLETTE FAGAN Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester, UK ANA M. GUILLEN Full professor of Sociology at the University of Oviedo, Spain ALEKSANDRA KANJUO MRCELA Associate Professor of Sociology of Work and Economic Sociolog...
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Title:Work, Family Policies and Transitions to Adulthood in EuropeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.87 inPublished:September 18, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230300251

ISBN - 13:9780230300255

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Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures Notes on Contributors PART I: SOCIAL RISKS AND POLICY PARADIGMS IN THE EU AND MEMBER STATES New Social Risks for Young Adults: A Conceptual Framework; T.Knijn Three Policy Paradigms and EU Policies on Young Adults; T.Knijn European Union and Member States' Youth Policies Agenda; T.Knijn  & M.Smith PART II: HOW TO GET IN? CROSS-NATIONAL ANALYSES OF POLICIES FOR AND PRACTICES OF YOUNG ADULTS IN EU MEMBER STATES Normative and Institutional Frameworks for Family Formation; S.Drobnic  & T.Knijn Family Change in Europe from the Transition to Adulthood Perspective; I.Kotowska Young Adults Navigating European Labour Markets: Old and New Social Risks and Employment Policies; C.Fagan , A.Kanjuo-Mrcela  & H.Norman Young Adults, Poverty and the Role of Social Policies; A.Guillén Rodríguez  & E.Pavolini Public Support to Young Families in the European Union; J.Plantenga , C.Remery  & J.Takacs Conclusion: Transitions to Adulthood: Social Policies and New Social Risks for Young Adults; T.Knijn  & J.Plantenga Bibliography Index