The Politics of Parental Leave Policies
Children, Parenting, Gender and the Labour Market
Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol
Notes on contributors
Peter Moss and Sheila B. Kamerman
2. Australia: the difficult birth of paid maternity leave
3. Canada and Québec: two policies, one country
Andrea Doucet, Lindsey McKay and Diane-Gabrielle Trembly
4. Czech Republic: normative or choice-oriented system?
5. Estonia: halfway from the Soviet Union to the Nordic countries
Marre Karu and Katre Pall
6. Finland: negotiating tripartite compromises
Johanna Lammi-Taskula and Pentti Takala
7. France: gender equality a pipe dream?
Jeanne Fagnani and Antoine Math
8. Germany: taking a Nordic turn?
9. Hungary and Slovenia: long leave or short?
Marta Korintus and Nada Stropnik
10. Iceland: from reluctance to fast-track engineering
Thorgerdur Einarsdóttir and Gyda Margrét Pétursdóttir
11. The Netherlands: bridging labour and care
Janneke Plantenga and Chantal Remery
12. Norway: the making of the father’s quota
Berit Brandth and Elin Kvande
13. Portugal and Spain: two pathways in Southern Europe
Karin Wall and Anna Escobedo
14. Sweden: individualisation or free choice in parental leave?
15. The European directive: making supra-national parental leave policy
Sheila B. Kamerman and Peter Moss