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Birgit Pfau-Effinger

BIRGIT PFAU-EFFINGER is Full Professor of Sociology and Director at the Centre of Globalisation and Governance at the Institute for Sociology, University of Hamburg, Germany. Her main fields of research include cross-national differences of welfare states, family policies, gender arrangements, undeclared work, childcare and elderly care and the cultural and structural forces underlying such differences. She has authored or edited 14 books and many articles in international academic journals. 


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Care Between Work and Welfare in European Societies

Palgrave Macmillan
This book provides insights into the theoretical framework of 'tensions' related to care for children and the elderly. It analyzes if, and under what...
Birgit Pfau-Effinger

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