Family and the welfare state in Europe (TMR Programme)

Research question/goal: 

This project is based on the international project 'Family changes and family policies in comparative perspective'. It offers scholarships for young social scientists for research stays at the European partner institutes of the project where they receive training on the job, work in the project and on their own comparative studies in the field of family and the welfare state. In addition, a series of workshops is offered to discuss ongoing studies.

Fact sheet

1996 to 2000
Geographic Space: 
Western and Central Europe (EU and Norway, Switzerland, Poland and Hungary)



Pfenning, Astrid, and Thomas Bahle (2000): Families and Family Policies in Europe: Comparative Perspectives. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. more
Fux, Beat, and Jürgen Dorbritz (Eds.) (1997): Einstellungen zur Familienpolitik in Europa. Ergebnisse eines vergleichenden Surveys in den Ländern des "European Comparative Survey on Population Policy Acceptance (PPA)". München. [Schriftenreihe des BIB] more