Chapter

Income transfers and support for mothers’ employment: the link to family poverty risks<sup>1</sup>

Cristina Solera

in Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition)

Published by Policy Press

Published in print February 2001 | ISBN: 9781861342539
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301738 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0019
Income transfers and support for mothers’ employment: the link to family poverty risks1

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Comparative and Historical Sociology

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter talks about an analysis of the anti-poverty effectiveness of different welfare states. It focuses on both the income transfers and social policies that support maternal employment. The chapter compares three countries that belong to distinct welfare regimes: Sweden, Italy, and the liberal UK. The analysis refers to the situation during the early 1990s, as well as to the supporting empirical data.

Keywords: anti-poverty effectiveness; welfare states; income transfers; social policies; maternal employment; welfare regimes

Chapter.  9122 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.