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Parental leave and beyond

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Recent international developments, current issues and future directions
Edited by Moss, P., Duvander, A-Z., & Koslowski, A.
Publication Date: 
1 Apr 2019

EXCERPTS from the Contents

one     Introduction: much work still to do Peter Moss, Alison Koslowski and Ann-Zofie Duvander

Part I: Recent developments and the politics of leave policy
two      Spain: leave policy in times of economics crisis Gerardo Meil, Pedro Romero-Balsas and Jesus Rogero-Gracia

three    Poland: leave policy and the process and goals of a major reform Anna Kuroska

four      United Kingdom: leave policy and an attempt to take a new path Peter Moss and Margaret O'Brien

five       Israel: leave policy, familialism and the neoliberal welfare state Nadav Perez-Vaisidovsky

six        Japan: leave policy and attempts to increase fathers' take-up Hideki Nakazato

seven    China: leave and population policies Shirley Gatenio Gabel, Wen-Jui Han and Xiaoran Wang

eight     Mexico: leave policy, co-responsibility in childcare and informal employment Candido Perez-Hernandez and Anna Escabedo

nine       United States: leave policy, failure and potential Gayle Kaufman

Part II: Some current issues in leave policy
What do people want? Leave policy preferences in different countries Isabel Valarino

eleven   Gender equality: Parental leave design and evaluating its effects on fathers' participation Ann-Zofie Duwander, Guony Bjork Eydal, Berit Brandth, Ingolfur V. Gislason, Johanna Lammi-Taskula and Tine Rostgaard

twelve    Flexibility: some consequences for fathers' caregiving Berit Brandth and Elin Kvande

thirteen  The workplace: challenges for fathers and their use of leave Valerie Harvey and Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay

fourteen  Care-work policies: conceptualising leave within a broader framework Sara Mazzucchelli, Luca Pesenti and M. Letizia Mosoni

fifteen     A social right? Access to lave and its relation to parents' labour market position Ivana Dobroti and Sonja Blum

Part III: Future directions for leave policy
sixteen      Universal Basic Income: what could it mean for gender equality in care work? Alison Kosloski

seventeen The time credit system: the panacea for a life course approach? Laura Merla and Fred Deven

eighteen    Towards a multi-active society: daring to imagine a new work-life regime Bernard Fusulier and Chantal Nicole-Drancourt

nineteen     Reimagining parental leave: a conceptual 'thought experiment' Andrea Doucet, Lindsey McKay, and Sophie Mathieu

twenty        Parental leave and beyond: recent international developments, current issues and future directions Alison Koslowski, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Peter Moss

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Entered Date: 
24 Apr 2019
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