The rediscovery of family solidarity / Claude Martin -- Family solidarity and social solidarity : substitutes or complements? / Trudie Knijn -- Shifting patterns of solidarity and responsibility : in search of a micro perspective / Ruth Lister -- Individualization and the need for new forms of family solidarity / Jane Lewis -- De-familialization or re-familialization? Trends in income-tested family benefits / Chiara Saraceno -- Changes in family patterns and people's lives : Western European trends / Pearl A. Dykstra -- Fertility and nuptiality in the CEE countries in the context of weakening families and a weakening state / Irena E. Kotowska -- Some darker sides of family solidarity / Aafke Komter -- Kinship support, gender and social policy in France and Spain / Constanza Tobío -- 'What are children for?' : reciprocity and solidarity between parents and children / Ilona Ostner -- Post-industrial families : new forms of bonding? / Arnlaug Leira -- Trends in women's employment, domestic service, and female migration : changing and competing patterns of solidarity / Fiona Williams.