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About the article
Siyka Kovacheva is Associate Professor in sociology and social policy at the University of Plovdiv and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and History. She is a member of the Pool of European Youth Researchers of the Youth Partnership between the EU and CoE. Her research interests are in the field of youth transitions to employment and parenthood, civic participation, changes in family life, including gender and intergenerational relations. She has worked on many research and policy projects with the Youth Partnership, the European Youth Forum, the Youth Directorate of the Council of Europe, the DG Education and Culture; DG Employment and Social Affairs and DG Research of the European Commission, Open Society Foundation and other institutions. She is the author of twelve books and many articles and research reports. Her recent books include: Leccardi, C., C. Feixa, S. Kovacheva, H.Reiter, T.Sekulić (Eds.) 2012 1989: Young people and social change after the fall of the Berlín Wall. Strasbourg: Council of Europe Publishing. Chisholm,L., S. Kovacheva, M.Merico (Eds.) 2011 European Youth Studies: Integrating research, policy and practice. E-Reader, Innsbruck: MA EYS consortium. Kovacheva, S. 2010 Work-Life Balance: Young Working Parents between Opportunities and Constraints, Sofia: East-West.
Published Online: 2014-03-11
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