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Title Poverty, urbanity and social policy : Central and Eastern Europe compared / Jolanta Aldukaite, editor.
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2009]
©2009

Subject Poverty -- Europe, Central.
Poverty -- Europe, Eastern.
Urban policy -- Europe, Central.
Urban policy -- Europe, Eastern.
Europe, Central -- Social policy.
Europe, Eastern -- Social policy.
Alt Name Aldukaite, Jolanta.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 211 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents POVERTY, URBANITY AND SOCIAL POLICY: CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE COMPARED; CONTENTS; PREFACE; LIST OF FIGURES; LIST OF TABLES; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; PART I: CHILDREN, POVERTY AND SOCIAL POLICY; POVERTY, URBANITY AND SOCIAL POLICY IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC BACKGROUND OF WELFARE REFORMS IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE AND THE COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES ; A NEW TYPE OF WELFARE REGIME IN CEE? ; THIS BOOK; CHILDREN, POVERTY AND SOCIAL POLICY ; POVERTY, GENDER AND SOCIAL POLICY; URBAN POLICY, RENEWAL AND POVERTY.
SOCIAL POLICY: EAST-WEST COMPARISONSCONCLUSION; REFERENCES; EXTREME POVERTY AMONG CHILDREN IN SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE AND THE COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION; THE HERITAGE OF A DECADE OF TRANSITION; DATA AND BASIC ASSUMPTIONS FOR POVERTY MEASUREMENT; LEVELS AND TRENDS IN CHILD POVERTY ; RELATIVE POVERTY AMONG CHILDREN; POVERTY AND HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITION; URBAN, RURAL AND REGIONAL DIFFERENCES IN CHILD POVERTY; CONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; RULES FROM ABOVE, VIEWS FROM BELOW: ACCESSING AND USING CHILD HEALTH SERVICES IN POST-COMMUNIST RURAL ROMANIA.
ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: SOCIAL TRANSFORMATIONS AND RURAL POVERTY; THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK AND RESEARCH DESIGN; Modelling Child Health Care Decisions ; Data: Study Sites, Respondents and Instruments; FINDINGS: FORMAL STRUCTURES AND INFORMAL NORMS ; Formal Norms: Organizational Structure of the Health Care System and Financing Health Care in Rural Areas ; Human Resources: Medical Staff, Nurses and Local Healers; Informal Norms and Procedures: 'Under-the-Table' Payments, Enduring Legacies of the Past.
Over-Utilization of Tertiary Care versus Primary Health Care: Real Health Care Choices for the Rural Poor? The Politics behind the Health Care System Adversely Affect Delivery ; CONCLUSION: RURAL POVERTY AND HEALTH CARE DELIVERY: THE CONUNDRUM FOR EUROPEAN INTEGRATION; REFERENCES; PART II: GENDER, SOCIAL POLICY AND POVERTY; GENDER, SOCIAL POLICY AND POVERTY IN CEE; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; GENDER REGIMES; EMPLOYMENT; RECONCILING EMPLOYMENT AND FAMILY; INCOME REDISTRIBUTION; MARKETISATION VS. THE SWEDISH MODEL; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES.
ON PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR WORKING PARENTS IN RUSSIA: ALLEVIATING POVERTY AND CONSTRUCTING GENDER ROLESABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; THEORETICAL APPROACH, DATA AND METHOD; PARENTAL LEAVE MODEL; FINANCIAL SUPPORT MODEL; ANALYSIS OF FAMILY POLICY EFFECTS FOR POVERTY RELIEF; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; PART III: URBAN POLICY, RENEWAL AND POVERTY; URBAN RENEWAL AND SPATIAL DIFFERENTIATIONS IN POST-SOVIET RIGA: FROM SOVIET CITY TO 'WESTERN' METROPOLIS?; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; ENTWINE THE TIME -- A THEORETICAL VIEW; 'THE PARIS OF THE BALTIC SEA REGION'; AT THE CROSSROADS.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781608762927 (electronic bk.)
1608762920 (electronic bk.)
9781607411000
1607411008
OCLC # 839301799
Additional Format Print version: Poverty, urbanity and social policy. New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2009 9781607411000 (DLC) 2009001295 (OCoLC)298184121


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