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Hantrais, Linda

Overview
Works: 133 works in 416 publications in 3 languages and 6,433 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Illustrator, Contributor, Redactor, Creator
Classifications: HN380.5.A8, 361.61094
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Linda Hantrais
Language, politics, and society : the new languages department : festschrift in honour of Professor D.E. Ager( )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This festschrift is in honour of Professor D.E. Ager, who was one of the instigators of a new style of modern languages department in which literary criticism played a lesser role and where contemporary politics and society replaced them
Social policy in the European Union by Linda Hantrais( Book )

55 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text examines the interconnections between social policy-making at European level and national policy formation and implementation. It draws on different disciplinary and methodological approaches, while remaining comprehensive
Family policy matters : responding to family change in Europe by Linda Hantrais( )

13 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After comparing the major socio-economic changes of the late 20th century in Europe and their impact on family and working life, the book analyses both the reactions of policy makers and practitioners as they respond to change and the perceptions families have of public policy and its relative importance in their lives."--Cover
Gendered policies in Europe : reconciling employment and family life by Linda Hantrais( Book )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gendered Policies in Europe provides important and timely insights into the changing policy process in the area of equal opportunities. The authors track the contributions of member states and pressure groups to EU policy formation, and analyse the impact of European legislation on gender issues in law and practice in France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain and Sweden. By combining detailed analysis of the EU policy-making framework with national case-studies, the book illustrates how different policy styles and institutional settings have shaped equality policy and influenced implementation."--Jacket
Cross-national research methods in the social sciences( Book )

11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This accessible resource book is intended for social scientists engaged in cross-national comparative research and examines critically the methodological and managerial issues which arise from such work, with particular focus on the economic and social policy agenda of the European Union. The book is organized around four comparative methods and techniques: quantitative methods for collecting and analyzing data cross-nationally using large-scale databases; qualitative methods; approaches adopted for accessing comparable information; and the evaluation of cross-national research comparisons. Eacho f the sections covers labor markets, training and mobility; demographic trends, aging and family policy; social exclusion and urban issues; and analysis of social security. Experts from across Europe, and from different disciplinary backgrounds, draw upon their own experience of conducting cross-national comparisons to offer authoritative guidance to all those conducting comparative research in the social sciences.--Publisher
Families and family policies in Europe by Linda Hantrais( Book )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While demographic trends seem to suggest that family structures and attitudes within the European Union are converging and that member states are facing similar social problems, their policy responses are very different, as this book demonstrates
International comparative research : theory, methods and practice by Linda Hantrais( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book examines the what, why and how of international comparative research. It offers a comprehensive topic-based overview of the theory and practice of comparative research and addresses the possible concerns of those both funding the research and using the findings." "Drawing on illustrations from the extensive international literature as well as real-life comparative studies, the chapters guide readers through the many stages in the research process, from research design and data collection to the analysis and interpretation of findings. This resource is the ultimate reference tool for students, researchers and practitioners undertaking comparative research projects in international settings across the social sciences and humanities."--Jacket
Managing professional and family life : a comparative study of British and French women by Linda Hantrais( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What Brexit means for EU and UK social policy by Linda Hantrais( )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the UK's decision to leave the EU as one of the greatest challenges in the EU's history, this book seeks to understand the role played by social policy in the referendum campaign and withdrawal negotiations, and considers what Brexit means for social policy development both in the UK and across the EU
Le vocabulaire de Georges Brassens by Linda Hantrais( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in French and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The social situation in member states of the European Union : the relevance of quantitative indicators in social policy analysis by Joëlle Affichard( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Families, social policies, public administration, social indicators, social support
Cross-national research methodology & practice by Linda Hantrais( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aiming to contribute to the theoretical basis of research that crosses national boundaries and to offer guidance for relative newcomers to cross-national research by analysing and evaluating the research process, this work also includes practical examples from cross-national research projects
Familles, travail et politiques familiales en Europe by Linda Hantrais( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving policy responses and outcomes to socio-economic challenges : an international social research methods case study by Linda Hantrais( )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Improving Policy Responses and Outcomes to Socio-Economic Challenges project was funded by the European Commission under Framework Programme 5 and coordinated from the United Kingdom. It brought together a multicultural and multidisciplinary team of social scientists from eight European Union member states and three candidate countries, representing different waves of European Union membership and welfare arrangements
The undergraduate's guide to studying languages by Linda Hantrais( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study skills book directed specifically towards language students. Suitable for self-study, and developing study skills
Policy implications of changing family formation : study prepared for the European Population Conference 2005 by Linda Hantrais( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trends in the arts : a multinational perspective( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and Dutch and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Higher education for international careers by Linda Hantrais( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of papers explores the relationship between higher education and the labor market, with the focus firmly on graduates who are equipped to pursue international careers. A common theme in these papers is the concern that higher education in Great Britain provide the linguistic and cultural expertise needed for international dealings and that these qualities are used to the advantage of British industry and commerce. (Jl)
Pour une meilleure évaluation de la recherche publique en sciences humaines et sociales by Linda Hantrais( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le vocabulaire de Georges Brassens by Linda Hantrais( Book )

11 editions published in 1976 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Social policy in the European Union
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Social policy in the European UnionFamily policy matters : responding to family change in EuropeGendered policies in Europe : reconciling employment and family lifeCross-national research methods in the social sciencesFamilies and family policies in EuropeInternational comparative research : theory, methods and practiceCross-national research methodology & practice
Alternative Names
Hantrais, L.

Hantrais, L. (Linda)

Languages
English (208)

French (28)

Dutch (1)