Family policies in Europe
evolving models, discourses and practices

Noskova A.V.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Prof. of the Department of Sociology, MGIMO University, Moscow, Russia

ID of the Article: 5716

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Noskova A.V. Family policies in Europe: evolving models, discourses and practices. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 5. P. 56-67


The article describes characteristics of evolving European family policy since the second half of the XIX century till our days. Influence of family demographic and social factors on the formation of discourses and family policy is shown. The diversity of state strategies to support families is analyzed in the context of various models of European states.

European family policy; family policy; family and demographic change; gender roles
Content No 5, 2014