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- DescriptionCovering work practices, work-life balance, childcare, poverty, domestic violence, social inclusion, immigration and disability, this book explores family policies in different countries, including challenges to developing, implementing and evaluating them.
- Author BiographyMihaela Robila, Ph.D., CFLE, is Associate Professor of Family Studies at Queens College of the City University of New York. Her scholarship is focused on family policies, family relations, economic pressure and immigration. She wrote a book on Eastern European Immigrant Families (2010; Routledge), edited a book on Families in Eastern Europe (2004; Elsevier), and published 21 articles in peer-reviewed journals. She organized several symposiums and presented her work at over 60 national and international conferences. She was invited and participated to two United Nations Expert Group Meetings on Family Policy in 2009 and 2011. Her work has been supported by grants from Spencer Foundation, U.S. Department of State/American Councils for International Education, Fahs Beck Fund for Research, CUNY Research Foundation, and Jacobs Foundation. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and was awarded the Carolyn Attneave Diversity Award by the APA Division 43 - Society for Family Psychology.
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Date of Publication20/06/2013
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Content Note8 black & white illustrations, biography
- Weight1116 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine26 mm
- Edited byMihaela Robila
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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