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An intergenerational perspective of the coronavirus crisis and the role of family policies

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An intergenerational perspective of the coronavirus crisis and the role of family policies

November 2021

Social Inclusion
Maria Cubel, Department of Economics, University of Bath;

The covid-19 pandemic has caused a health crisis and an economic one. The two books reviewed here offer complementary perspectives on the role of family policies in times of economic decline.

Understanding immigration to coexist in the future

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Understanding immigration to coexist in the future

December 2020

Social Inclusion
Carlos Ochando Claramunt, Director of the Master’s Degree in Economic Policies and Public Economics Department of Applied Economics, Universitat de València;

Immigration causes economic, political, and cultural changes in host societies. These two works propose intelligent, innovative, and collaborative solutions to tackle the challenges of immigration.

The high price of inequality: lessons on the costs and consequences of child poverty in advanced societies

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The high price of inequality: lessons on the costs and consequences of child poverty in advanced societies

February 2020

Social Inclusion
Alejandro Arias Lera, an analyst at the Spanish Government’s High Commissioner’s Ouice for the fight against child poverty;

The books reviewed here consider why it is important for everyone, and not just for the most vulnerable, to achieve more egalitarian societies.

Housing: from fundamental principles to policies

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Housing: from fundamental principles to policies

June 2019

Social Inclusion
Monstserrat Pareja-Eastaway, director of the Master’s Degree in Cultural Management at the University of Barcelona;

What is the role of the public sector in access to housing? Can public policies act as a counterweight to the market? These two books examine the question from the European and United States viewpoint.

Inequality: The Costs to Families

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Inequality: The Costs to Families

December 2018

Social Inclusion
Frances Goldscheider, University Professor of Sociology, emerita, Brown University;

How do economic problems affect family stability? The books reviewed tackle changes in gender roles at work and the instability generated by socioeconomic inequality.

Arriving in Rural Village Communities, Staying There or Leaving

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Arriving in Rural Village Communities, Staying There or Leaving

December 2016

Social Inclusion
Montserrat Soronellas Masdeu, Rovira i Virgili University;

How should migration within the European context be studied? These two books, from the standpoints of gender and rurality, tackle a phenomenon previously studied above all in urban contexts with male protagonists. With these new perspectives, the scientific view offers extra depth to an issue of recent social importance.

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