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Families And Family Policies

This book, edited by Chiara Saraceno, Jane Lewis, and Arnlaug Leira, is a collection of 51 papers dealing with family policies of the past 69 years. The first volume of the book addresses the origins and social foundations as well as the main actors and drives of family policies. It touches upon themes such as gender, intergenerational obligations and care. The second volume focuses on the goals addressed by family policies as well as on geographical differences. Topics which are discussed in this volume are politics of reproduction, support for children, parenthood policies, and patterns of care policies among others.