This publication basically takes up the papers given by Eastern European experts at the experts’ meeting «Eastern European Countries – Reconciliation of Family and Work» organised by the EU Network «Family & Work» in Brussels on 2 June 1999. The papers focus on the current situation in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia concerning reconciling family and work. They give a historical overview of the past status of the family with regard to equal opportunities between men and women. Some describe the existing family models and major changes/trends in connection with the transformation process. This publication will be of interest to experts from different interest groups and research areas.
Frankfurt/M., Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2000. 178 pp., num. graphs
Contents: Michel E. Domsch/Désirée H. Ladwig/Eliane Tenten: General overview of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary,
Poland and Slovenia - Paper setting out a basic principle – Gisela Lange: Equal opportunities policy and and EU enlargement
– Romana Hùlková: Reconciliation of family and work in the Czech Republic – Zdenka Hajná: Women and Families in the Czech
Republic – Peeter Maímik: Family and work - recent developments in Estonia – Leeni Hansson: Combining work and family: the
case of Estonian women – Erzsébet Zöldi-Szita: Female roles and respect for women: a review of women’s situation in Hungarian
society today – Maria Herczog: Women and work in Hungary – Elzbieta Szempliñska: Legal possibilities of reconciling family
and work in Polish law – Renata Siemieñska: Factors shaping conceptions of women’s and men’s roles in Poland – Dorota Glogosz:
Reconciliation of family and work - situation and trends in Poland - current tendencies and foreseen changes – Nevenka Cernigoj
Sadar: Recent trends influencing work-family relations in Slovenia.