Publishing with a purpose
This timely and accessible textbook analyses the male breadwinner model in terms of care, work, time, income and power, providing a framework which asks about policies and practices for gender equality in each of these. This new approach contextualises national policies and debates within comparative theoretical analysis and data.
This book uses recent debates on welfare regimes and gender to illuminate the changing gender regimes in countries of Central and Eastern Europe. It has particular significance as countries in the region make the transition from communism into a European Union with issues of women's employment and gender equality at the heart of its social policy.