Handbook of Family Policies Across the Globe by Mihaela Robila Ph.D., C.F.L.E. (auth.), Mihaela Robila

By Mihaela Robila Ph.D., C.F.L.E. (auth.), Mihaela Robila (eds.)

Family guidelines around the Globe offers complete assurance of particular and implicit relations regulations from a world viewpoint. The insurance contains concerns reminiscent of family-friendly paintings practices, work-life stability, childcare, poverty, household violence, social exclusion/inclusion, immigration, and incapacity. The chapters discover what different types of relations rules exist in numerous international locations or geographical components, what are a few of demanding situations encountered in constructing, imposing, and comparing them, and gives strategies for an evidence-based coverage making process.

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Plantation workers leave their toddlers with siblings or older children who may be supervised by an older child who oversees all the child minders. The same report includes a plan by the Ministry of Education to streamline early childhood education. Currently, early childhood education is driven by parents’ initiative, and the services are provided by diverse groups with variations in quality and subsequent outcomes for children. The responsible of providing care for children under 2 years old is left to the parents.

Gender, a set of characteristics, roles, and behavior patterns, distinguishes women from men socially and culturally. Gender is social and culture specific and defines the ways in which women and men interact. The concept refers not only to the roles and characteristics of women and men but also to the power relations between them. Gender disparities exist in almost all spheres of life. In a comparative evaluation of gender, roles, resources, and responsibilities between Ghana and Kenya, disparities were seen from family formation to all stages of subsequent life (Gage-Brandon, Njogu, & Naguib, 1994).

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