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Published Oct. 10, 2010 11:19 AM

What is the relationship between women and the welfare state? How do women reconcile paid work and family responsibilities? These questions are of central political concern to nearly all Western industrialised countries and have provoked considerable scholarly disagreement. In this timely book, Dr Arnlaug Leira presents both a theoretical and an empirical analysis of the relationship between women’s lives, employment practices and childcare provision.

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Published Oct. 10, 2010 11:19 AM

Professors Fredrik Engelstad and Ragnvald Kalleberg have each written a chapter for this publication celebrating France's leading living sociologist, Raymond Boudon (retired from the Sorbonne). Also, a third Norwegian sociologist has contributed a chapter to this work of four volumes, professor Stein Ringen at Oxford University

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