Chapter 26. Public Policy and Families

  1. Jacqueline Scott,
  2. Judith Treas and
  3. Martin Richards
  1. Wendy Sigle-Rushton and
  2. Catherine Kenney

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch26

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

How to Cite

Sigle-Rushton, W. and Kenney, C. (2007) Public Policy and Families, in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (eds J. Scott, J. Treas and M. Richards), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch26

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631221586

Online ISBN: 9780470999004

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Keywords:

  • public policy;
  • male breadwinning family;
  • dual-earner family;
  • gender arrangements;
  • dual earner-state carer arrangement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Male Breadwinning Family

  • The Rise OF THE Dual-Earner Family

  • Gender Arrangements Across the EU

  • The Emergence of a Dual Earner-Dual Carer Family?

  • Conclusions