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Gender regimes in transition in Central and Eastern Europe

Gillian Pascall


The understanding of welfare states has been much enriched by comparative work on welfare regimes and gender. This book uses these debates 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 (EU) that has issues of women's employment, work–life balance, and gender equality at the heart of its social policy. The countries of Western Europe have, to varying degrees, been changing from a traditional male breadwinner/female carer model towards that of ... More

Keywords: welfare states, welfare regimes, gender, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, communism, European Union, women's employment, work–life balance, gender equality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781847424204
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847424204.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gillian Pascall, author