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Gender and the Welfare State Care, Work and Welfare in Europe and the USA

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ISBN-10: 0745622313

ISBN-13: 9780745622316

Edition: 2003

Authors: Mary Daly, Katherine Rake

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Description:

A comparative picture of the welfare state and gender relations. The authors explore how care, work and welfare are constituted in eight countries and examine the impact of the welfare state on women and men's access to resources, roles and power relations.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 5/22/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction
Studying the Welfare State and Gender: The Insights of Existing Work
Framework of Analysis
Gender and the Provision of Care
Gender and Work
Welfare, Household Resources and Gender Relations
Bringing it All Back Home: Individual Resources, Family Redistribution and Gender Relations
Towards an Explanation of National Configurations and Cross-national Patterns
Conclusions and Overview
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Technical Appendix