Children, Gender and Families in Mediterranean Welfare by Mimi Ajzenstadt,John Gal

By Mimi Ajzenstadt,John Gal

international locations during this area were quite constrained (for an exception to this, see Petmesidou & Papatheodorou, 2006). The underlying assumption during this quantity is that regardless of the variety of welfare states bordering the Mediterranean Sea, a few fascinating commonalities are shared by way of those countries. certainly, in his contribution to this quantity Gal has defined those international locations as belonging to a longer family members of welfare states that proportion a few universal features and results, one in all that is the function of the relatives. by means of bringing jointly case analyses of the welfare states within the Mediterranean which specialise in young ones, gender, and households, we preserve that it really is attainable to make clear points of social coverage that don't inevitably emerge in such a lot discussions of those concerns within the literature. the explanation inherent in a quantity that specializes in a gaggle of welfare states is naturally embedded within the welfare regime typology idea that has ruled a lot of the comparative social coverage literature over the past twenty years. The book of Esping Andersen’s seminal paintings, the 3 Worlds of Welfare Capitalism in 1990 (and his comparable 1999 book), which distinct among 3 welfare regimes, turned a landmark for comparative paintings of social regulations in quite a few nations. Esping-Andersen seemed his typology as a great tool for comparability among welfare states since it allowed “for higher analytical parsimony and help[s] us to determine the wooded area instead of myriad timber” (1999, p. 73).

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