Transitions to parenthood in Europe

Focusing on how working people negotiate the transition into parenthood—and the work-life balances it requires—the contributors provide an in-depth understanding of working parents' real lives within a diverse set of national, workplace ...

Transitions to parenthood in Europe

Transitions to Parenthood in Europe analyzes and compares the biographies of mothers and fathers in seven European countries. Focusing on how working people negotiate the transition into parenthood—and the work-life balances it requires—the contributors provide an in-depth understanding of working parents' real lives within a diverse set of national, workplace, and family contexts. With rich insights into how institutional policy and practices affect individuals and families, it highlights pertinent and sometimes challenging issues regarding the sustainability of contemporary lifestyles as people try to create a healthy, supportive home.

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Transitions to parenthood in Europe
Language: en
Pages: 166
Authors: Ann Nilsen, Julia Brannen, Suzan Lewis
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Policy Press

Transitions to Parenthood in Europe analyzes and compares the biographies of mothers and fathers in seven European countries. Focusing on how working people negotiate the transition into parenthood—and the work-life balances it requires—the contributors provide an in-depth understanding of working parents' real lives within a diverse set of national, workplace,
Couples' Transitions to Parenthood
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Daniela Grunow, Marie Evertsson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-28 - Publisher:

'The birth of a first child is a major event for modern, employed couples. Babies need so much and couples must find ways to divide childcare and yet protect the time each person needs for their careers and their own relationships. European couples confro
Transitions to Parenthood in Europe
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Ann Nilsen
Categories: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

This book takes a life course perspective, analysing and comparing the biographies of mothers and fathers in seven European countries in context.
New Parents in Europe
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Daniela Grunow, Marie Evertsson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

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
Transitions to Adulthood in Europe
Language: en
Pages: 342
Authors: M. Corijn, Erik Klijzing
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-29 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This volume aims to describe the similarities and differences in the timing and kind of transition among the post-war cohorts in Austria, Britain, Flanders (Belgium), France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and Spain. Its second aim is to bring together the results of individual-level studies from these ten European