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Inequality: The Costs to Families

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.
Inequality: The Costs to Families

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The challenges of long-term care for the elderly in Europe

Social Inclusion
Gloria Fernández-Mayoralas, Group for Research in Ageing – Spanish National Research Council Institute of Economics, Geography and Demographics, Madrid.
How are the European welfare states facing up to the challenge of long-term care? From diverse viewpoints, the two books analyse and look at giving a response to the new challenges that have emerged.
The challenges of long-term care for the elderly in Europe

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Between complacency and a self-defeating dream

Culture
Ruth Towse, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom

The two books reviewed share concerns regarding the decline of the USA and show the problems facing the country. From different perspectives, both reach the same diagnosis regarding American society and the danger that threatens democracy.

Between complacency and a self-defeating dream

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