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Jap Europe has been famous as a sector that has skilled significant socio-political and financial adjustments within the final a long time. The influence of those transitions on households and their functioning has additionally been major. even supposing figuring out of households in numerous cultures within the final years has been significantly elevated, little has been written on japanese ecu households. This booklet fills the void in literature and gives a well timed and entire research of kinfolk concerns in japanese Europe. It brings jointly students from fourteen japanese ecu international locations: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, former East Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine. The authors clarify kinfolk methods in that exact nation targeting the old, social and financial contexts and the effect they've got on households. The authors additionally offer demographic information regarding households and speak about cultural traditions, marital and gender roles, parenting procedures, family members coverage and courses in the society, and the nation of analysis on relatives matters. because the society is making an attempt to undertake a world viewpoint of the family members, there's a desire for individuals to achieve an in-depth figuring out of the realm from a ancient, socio-economic, political and cultural framework. This quantity is a vital reference paintings for use by means of students and undergraduate and graduate scholars. it's a reader applicable to be used in classes and seminars on households and cultural variety. The booklet additionally constitutes an outstanding resource of knowledge for coverage makers, foundations, governments and leaders of overseas relations and/or early life corporations. eventually, the quantity will be utilized by basic readers attracted to the dynamics of households in japanese Europe. The e-book develops new insights and understandings on kin concerns.

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Lying in public was justifiable, whereas it was not justifiable at home). FAMILY DEMOGRAPHICS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC The Czech Republic, together with the Slovak Republic, followed the Eastern European type of reproductive behaviour, with the following features: A higher level of total fertility rate was maintained up to the end of the 1980s. 89 (Statistical Yearbook, 1991). 5 for women) (Kuˇcera & Fialov´a, 1996). 5 years). The reproductive lives of the majority of women ended at 25 years of age (Kuˇcera & Fialov´a, 1996).

Since 1998, there is a possibility of the simultaneous or alternate care of children after divorce, but the statistics do not record this information. The living standard of incomplete families is often very low. They receive the Social Conditions Allowance (designed for families with children with income lower than subsistence or slightly exceeding the subsistence level) twice as frequently as complete families (Kuchaˇrov´a, 2003). In terms of number of children, the model of the family with two children has prevailed in the Czech Republic (see Table 2).

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