Public neo-traditionalism and family policies in Ukraine

Strel’nik E.A.

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine

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Strel’nik E.A. Public neo-traditionalism and family policies in Ukraine. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 9. P. 97-102


Contradictions are analyzed between contemporary processes of family individualization and discourses of family enforced by government’s neo-traditionalist rhetoric. It is stated that family policies in the Ukraine is essentially pronatalistic with little effect both on life quality in families with children and on solution of problem of balancing parenthood with professional employment.

family; neo-traditionalism; demography; low birth-rates; pronatalism; family policies
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