Maternal Employment in Post-Socialist Countries: Understanding the Implications of Childcare Policies

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Javornik, J. 2015. Maternal Employment in Post-Socialist Countries: Understanding the Implications of Childcare Policies. in: Roosalu, Triin and Hofäcker, Dirk (ed.) Rethinking Gender, Work and Care in a New Europe Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 189-214
AuthorsJavornik, J.
EditorsRoosalu, Triin and Hofäcker, Dirk
Abstract

Post-socialist countries, especially those from the EU-2004 enlargement, have been distinguished by high employment rates of women in full-time jobs since the late 1950s. In the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia from Central Europe, and Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania from the Baltic States, these ranged between 85 and 90 per cent, with practically no cross-country variation and narrow gender gaps in the late 1980s, just before the severe labour market disruptions in the 1990s (see, for example, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), 1999).

Book titleRethinking Gender, Work and Care in a New Europe
Page range189-214
Year2015
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Publication dates
Print23 Sep 2015
Publication process dates
Deposited05 Sep 2017
ISBN978-1-137-37109-6
978-1-349-57128-4
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1057/9781137371096_9
Web address (URL)https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137371096_9
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Javornik J. (2016) Maternal Employment in Post-Socialist Countries: Understanding the Implications of Childcare Policies. In: Roosalu T., Hofäcker D. (eds) Rethinking Gender, Work and Care in a New Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, London. Reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan.

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