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By Dagmar Kutsar, Marjo Kuronen

This e-book makes a speciality of how european welfare regulations are carried out on the neighborhood point in eleven eu towns and the way neighborhood coverage making addresses women’s care duties. The booklet stories the advanced mix of and the relationships among neighborhood political approaches, rules, associations, structural stipulations and outputs, in addition to results for the women’s labour industry integration. It demonstrates how cultural settings and multi-level governance styles shape the “playground” for neighborhood coverage makers to formulate their welfare regulations pertaining to provider provision. The e-book extra demonstrates how neighborhood construction structures and the placement of the neighborhood labour marketplace effect the customers that ladies have in operating and caring.

EU welfare coverage promotes the labour industry integration of girls in addition to gender equality. the availability of enough care prone is key in assisting women’s employment. inside of comparative welfare examine, the point of interest has been at the nationwide welfare platforms and rules no matter if care prone are overwhelmingly supplied by means of neighborhood gurus that during many european member states take pleasure in huge autonomy. This ebook fills the distance in realizing neighborhood welfare coverage making from a comparative perspective.

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Williams, C. (2011). Reconceptualizing women’s and men’s undeclared work: Some results from a European Union survey. Gender, Work & Organisation, 18(4), 415–437. 1 Introduction The focus of this chapter is to analyse the different patterns of economic specialization that have characterized European cities over the last decade, and the effects of these changes on the structure of employment opportunities for women, with a particular focus on female segregation in the labour market. It aims to identify some patterns of urban economy in Europe, highlighting both the effects of the local economic system on the women’s integration into the labour market, and the impact of their participation on the competitiveness of the local economy.

Another potential reason is that a fairly high proportion of women do stay at home to undertake housework and care for their children or elderly relatives. The 28 B. Pfau-Effinger and N. Schwindt proportion of women who are in this situation is higher in Dublin, than in the other cities in the study. The explanation may be based on a mixture of a lack of public day care for children and a fairly traditional gender culture that supports the role of women as caring family members (see also Chap. 10 in this book).

2011). Reconceptualizing women’s and men’s undeclared work: Some results from a European Union survey. Gender, Work & Organisation, 18(4), 415–437. 1 Introduction The focus of this chapter is to analyse the different patterns of economic specialization that have characterized European cities over the last decade, and the effects of these changes on the structure of employment opportunities for women, with a particular focus on female segregation in the labour market. It aims to identify some patterns of urban economy in Europe, highlighting both the effects of the local economic system on the women’s integration into the labour market, and the impact of their participation on the competitiveness of the local economy.

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