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Gender and Welfare State Regimes

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ISBN-10: 0198294166

ISBN-13: 9780198294160

Edition: 1999

Authors: Diane Sainsbury

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Gender and Welfare State Regimes focuses on the interrelationships between aspects of the welfare state and labour market policies in structuring and transforming gender relations across a broad spectrum of countries. The book examines the construction of gender in various government welfare policies and illustrates how the specific qualities of the welfare state reinforce or counteract gender inequalities. The book argues that policy variation across the countries surveyed can be attributed to a variety of factors, including differing strategies and demands of the women's movements, the organisational strength of labour movements and industrial relations frameworks, the constellation of…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/20/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 308
Size: 5.43" wide x 8.50" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Daiva Stasiulis and co-author Abigail Bakan were awarded the Canadian Women's Studies Association annual book prize for Negotiating Citizenship: Migrant Women in Canada and the Global System (London: Palgrave, 2003; University of Toronto, 2005). They were also invited to give the plenary address to the association on May 30, 2007.Daiva Stasiulis was born in Toronto and educated at the University of California at San Diego (Hon.BA and MA) and University of Toronto (PhD). She has published extensively on citizenship, race and migration, feminism and diversity. In connection with her research on foreign domestic workers, she has worked with domestic worker associations and served as the Chair…    

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