The Family: Current Situation and Legal Framework
After the Industrial Revolution, the economic and social structure underwent significant change. First, a new company model appeared that was more productive and competitive; at the same time, society was built around individuals viewed as voters (in the political domain) and producers (in the economic domain). Society was no longer based on the family unit and became subservient to the rights of the individual. Since then, the ‘official’ strength of the family in society has diminished in favour of other groups or civil, economic or cultural entities.
KeywordsLegal Framework Pension System Maternity Leave Multiple Birth Family Policy
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