You are here

Family and Children

This innovative book explores the different ways in which dual-earner couples in contemporary welfare states plan for, realize and justify their divisions of work and care during the transition to parenthood. Providing a unique comparative, longitudinal and qualitative analysis of new parents in eight European countries, this timely book explicitly locates couples’ beliefs and negotiations in the wider context of national institutional structures. [...]
Call for Articles 2019 - Deadline 1 August
The Finnish Yearbook of Population Research is a peer reviewed, open access journal covering current population trends in Finland, Scandinavia, the Baltic countries, and other parts of Europe and a range of other demographic issues. The Yearbook publishes articles from different fields of population studies (fertility, mortality, migration, family and population structure), original articles as well as book reviews and commentaries. [...]
The Netherlands Demographic Society (NVD), in collaboration with the Italian Association for Population Studies (AISP) invites you to join the 12th edition of the Dutch Demography Day on Wednesday 20 November 2019, in the Academy Building of Utrecht University (Domplein). At the Dutch Demography Day the most recent findings in the broad and interdisciplinary field of population studies will be presented. The scientific program comprises a Keynote Address and several rounds of English language parallel sessions, as well as a poster session.   [...]
Taking place at the University of Essex on the 2-4 July 2019, the Understanding Society Scientific Conference is three days of new research, practical workshops, discussion and consultation. It's an opportunity to meet researchers from around the world who use longitudinal household panel studies and to see the new and exciting work that's being done with Understanding Society.  For the full programme and registration go to the conference website.  [...]
Chair Benoît Laplante (Institut national de la recherche scientifique) Steering committee members  [...]
This brochure presents 20 best practice examples of EU-funded projects that have promoted work-life balance in the EU’s Member States. This catalogue of examples, which include testimonials from project representatives and beneficiaries, has been developed to encourage exchanges of experience and the implementation of innovative approaches to fostering work-life balance across Member States. [...]
Marie Jahoda Summer School of Sociology Divorce rates are at high levels across the Western world. A divorce or separation entails the need to reorganize the family in many ways and implies substantial challenges at various levels, including – among many others – issues of custody and parent-child contact, residence, wellbeing, economic matters, family relationships or arrangements of everyday lives. Furthermore, researching this topic demands innovative methodical approaches and careful reflection about the underlying methodological considerations. [...]
Evidence from the Generations & Gender Programme
The contributions stress the heterogeneity among migrants’ family life, and the need for more research and targeted policies. Concretely, four key messages are to be considered: [...]

Pages