Les politiques familiales: definitions et enjeux epistemologiques dans la litterature de specialite
The contemporary transformations of the family and private life are accompanied by a diversification of public measures on the family life. The family policies become understandable and transparent at all levels. But what do they actually mean? This article intends to present the main attempts to define and detail the object of the policies on the family issue in the literature. The analysis of the most recent theoretical observation angles in the comparative writings on the social protection national systems prove to be very useful for the understanding of the current European stakes in this field.