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Rise and Decline of the Male Breadwinner Family?

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ISBN-10: 0521639662

ISBN-13: 9780521639668

Edition: 1998

Authors: Angelique Janssens

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This collection provides new insights into the historical and cross-cultural development of the male breadwinner family and its determinants, as it considers a range of factors including the effects of local labour markets and modern welfare states.
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Book details

List price: $35.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/9/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 204
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682

Ang�lique Janssens is associate professor of economic and social history at the Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands). Her research focuses on family history, women's work and male breadwinning, and child mortality. She also leads a research project investigating the effects of familial factors and the disease environment on mortality and longevity in the Netherlands in the 19th-20th century.

The Rise and Decline of the Male Breadwinner Family? An Overview of the Debate
The Origins and Expansion of the Male Breadwinner Family: The Case of Nineteenth-Century Britain
Gendered Exclusion: Domesticity and Dependence in Bengal
Breadwinning Patterns and Family Exogenous Factors: Workers at the Tobacco Factory of Seville during the Industrialization Process, 1887-1945
Family, Work and Wages: The Stephanois Region of France, 1840-1914
Welfare State Attitudes to the Male Breadwinning System: The United States and Sweden in Comparative Perspective
Comparing the Post-War Germanies: Breadwinner Ideology and Women's Employment in the Divided Nation, 1948-1970
Notes on Contributors