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Overstretched

European Families Up Against the Demands of Work and Care

Overstretched by Teppo Kröger
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Overstretched provides fresh perspectives on the reality of European family life where care and paid work need to be woven together on a daily basis, offering an opportunity to discuss and evaluate care policies in a new light.
  • A collection of essays providing new perspectives on the reality of European family life where care and paid work need to be woven together on a daily basis.
  • Focuses on families who live under strained conditions, such as lone parent families, immigrant families, and families who care simultaneously for both their children and an elderly family member.
  • Based on interviews with families from Finland, France, Italy, Portugal and the UK.
  • Develops methods for doing comparative qualitative analysis in practice.
  • Offers new insights into the problems of gender balance in caring, and the significance of cultural notions and working hours.
  • Offers an opportunity to discuss and evaluate care policies in a new light.
Wiley; February 2009
173 pages; ISBN 9781405151948
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Title: Overstretched
Author: Teppo Kröger; Jorma Sipilä
 
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