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New Risks, New WelfareThe Transformation of the European Welfare State$
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Peter Taylor-Gooby

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199267262

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2005

DOI: 10.1093/019926726X.001.0001

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Spain's Transition to New Risks: A Farewell to ‘Superwomen’

Spain's Transition to New Risks: A Farewell to ‘Superwomen’

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(p.133) 6 Spain's Transition to New Risks: A Farewell to ‘Superwomen’
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New Risks, New Welfare
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Luis Moreno

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/019926726X.003.0006

Mediterranean welfare states, of which Spain is a major example, have traditionally relied on family support and in particular on the unwaged work of women to provide child and elder care and to support members who have a weak labour market position. During the 1980s and 1990s, social spending has increased and the regional system has played an important role in driving reform and welfare state expansion. However, greater labour market flexibility and demands on women to work have placed even more stress on the family system.

Keywords:   active labour market, childcare, pensions, politics, reform, regions, rentas minimas, retrenchment, social policy, social risks, Spain, Toledo pact, unemployment, welfare state, work

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