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Author Nilsen, Ann.

Title Transitions to parenthood in Europe : a comparative life course perspective.

Imprint Bristol : The Policy Press, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (178 pages)
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Summary This book takes a life course perspective, analysing and comparing the biographies of mothers and fathers in seven European countries in context.
Contents Transitions toparenthood in Europe; Contents; List of tables and figures; Figures; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Cross-national comparisons: the history-biography link; Introduction; A life course perspective: theoretical and conceptual topics; Cross-national societies: historical and current contexts; Before the fall of the Iron Curtain; After the fall of communism, 1990-200314; Conclusion; 3. Methodological approaches, practices and reflections; Introduction; Cross-national comparative case-based research; Biographical interviews; Lifeline analysis.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Work and family -- Europe -- Cross-cultural studies.
Work-life balance -- Europe -- Cross-cultural studies.
Parenting -- Europe -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Cross-cultural studies.
Added Author Brannen, Julia.
Lewis, Suzan.
Other Form: Print version: 9781847428646
ISBN 9781447307426 (electronic bk.)
1447307429 (electronic bk.)
9781447307563 (ebook)