Eric D. Widmer

Cesnuitytè , V., & Widmer, E.D. (2019). Expectations and Reality of Support Sharing within Personal Networks in Economically Hard Times: The Case of Lithuania. In Families in Economically Hard Times. Emerald Publishing Limited.

The family was considered for ages as the main and almost the only shelter ensuring protection against threats from external forces, including economic crises (Robila, 2004). Yet, a welfare state developed since the second part of the twentieth century took over part of the family's functions related to social security, protection against financial poverty and material deprivation.

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