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Women, the state, and welfare

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Public welfare -- United States -- History,
    • Poor women -- United States -- History,
    • Feminism -- United States,
    • Women in politics -- United States,
    • United States -- Social policy

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Linda Gordon.
      ContributionsGordon, Linda.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV95 .W66 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 311 p. ;
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1888664M
      ISBN 100299126609, 0299126641
      LC Control Number90050089

      of the welfare state, including work, pensions, health care, education/training and taxation. This Reader is not intended to furnish answers set in stone, but an invitation to take a broad view of the issues and to develop one’s ideas. Welfare State and Social Democracy is the third volume in the series of Social Democracy Readers. “Women Build the Welfare State makes a significant contribution to the history of the Argentine public welfare system from the emergence of the liberal state to the Perón years The author’s superb analysis further adds to the study of gender and the state through her examination of the diverse debates between feminists and society.

      Women and the Welfare State approaches the question of welfare policy from an entirely fresh perspective. In it the author argues that an appreciation of the way in which women are defined by welfare policies, and have been since the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution, is essential to a true understanding of the nature of those policies and of the Welfare State.5/5(1). of the literature on gender and the welfare state in Germany, including many works written in German. Also thanks to the members of the Research network on Gender, State and Society, subscribers to H-State, H-Women, and Socpol-1, and contributors to Social Politics who supplied copies of their work and made suggestions for material to be included.

      Gender and the Welfare State explores the configuration of care, work and welfare in eight countries: France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, the UK and the USA. Bringing together the most recent empirical data available, it examines the impact of the welfare state on women’s and men’s roles and power relations, and on their access to resources. Linda Gordon writes in her book, Women, the State, and Welfare, the following about how women and work are viewed in our society. There is a double stan4ard of welfare provision for men and women. One source of this differential treatment is our gender system, including norms that women, especially mothers, should be primarily domestic and.


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Women, the State, and Welfare is the first collection of essays specifically about women and welfare in the United States. As an introduction to the effects of welfare programs, it is intended for general readers as well Women specialists in sociology, history, political science, social work, and women’s studies.4/5(1).

Women, the State, and Welfare is the first collection of essays specifically about women and welfare in the United States.

As an introduction to the effects of welfare programs, it is intended for general readers as well as specialists in sociology, history, political science, social work, and women’s studies/5(11). Women, the State, and Welfare is the first collection of essays specifically about women and welfare in the United States.

As an introduction to the effects of welfare programs, it is intended for general readers as well as specialists in sociology, history, political science, social work, and women's studies.

Women, the State, and Welfare is the first collection of essays specifically about women and welfare in the United States. As an introduction to the effects of welfare programs, it is intended for Reviews: 1. Book Description.

Women and the Welfare State approaches the question of welfare policy from an entirely fresh perspective. In it the author argues that an appreciation of the way in which women are defined by welfare policies, and have been since the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution, is essential to a true understanding of the nature of those policies and of the Welfare State.

A state-of-the-art introduction to how welfare programmes affect women and how gender relations have influenced the structure of welfare programmes, it is intended both for general readers and as a text in a variety of sociology, history, political science, social work, and women's studies courses.

The book begins with a review essay by Linda Gordon discussing current scholarship about women and welfare/5(11). Women, the State, and Welfare is the first collection of essays specifically about women and welfare in the United States.&#; As an introduction to the effects of welfare programs, it is intended for general readers as well as specialists in sociology, history, political science, social work, and women’s studies.&#; The book begins with a review essay by Linda Gordon that outlines current scholarship about women.

Women and the Welfare State approaches the question of welfare policy from an entirely fresh perspective. In it the author argues that an appreciation of the way in which women are defined by welfare policies, and have been since the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution, is essential to a true understanding of the nature of those policies and of the Welfare by: 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.

A state-of-the-art introduction to how welfare programmes affect women and how gender relations have influenced the structure of welfare programmes, it is intended both for general readers and as a text in a variety of sociology, history, political science, social work, and women's studies courses.

The book begins with a review essay by Linda Gordon discussing current scholarship about women and : Women & the family since the Second World War In the previous chapter I suggested that there is a fundamental difference between the feminism of the nineteenth century and the feminism of today, and that a changed analysis of the State and of State welfare provision is a Author: Elizabeth Wilson.

Includes bibliographical references and index The new feminist scholarship on the welfare state / Linda Gordon -- The gender basis of American social policy / Virginia Sapiro -- The domestication of politics: women and American political society, / Paula Baker -- The lady and the tramp: gender, race, and the origins of the American welfare state / Gwendolyn Mink -- The origins of Pages: A collection of essays about women and welfare in America, this book discusses how welfare programmes affect women and how gender relations have influenced the structure of such programmes.

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Women and the Welfare State approaches the question of welfare policy from an entirely fresh perspective. In it the author argues that an appreciation of the way in which women are defined by welfare policies, and have been since the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution, is essential to a true understanding of the nature of those policies and of the Welfare State/5(6).

Women Build the Welfare State offers some tools to understand the movements that developed in contemporary Argentina by explaining the context and traditions that existed there.

In recent Argentine history, women Donna J. Guy is a distinguished Argentinean historian, and her book on women’s role in the welfare state () could not be timelier/5. Women and welfare: theory and practice in the United States and Europe User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict When welfare was created, it was envisioned as a means of helping those in poverty Reviews: 1.

Blackburn cites Pat Thane () ‘Women in the British Labour Party and the Construction of State Welfare, –39’, in S. Koven and S. Michel (eds) Mothers of a New World: Maternalist Politics and the Origins of the Welfare States (London: Routledge, ), pp.

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BOOK REVIEW Women and the Canadian Welfare State: Challenges and Change EDITED BY PATRICIA M. EVANS AND GERDA R. WEKERLE (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, )1 xii + pages, 9 tables Feminist scholars have rightly pointed out that even the best of the traditional welfare state literature is limited by a too narrow notion.

Women, the State, and Welfare is the first collection of essays specifically about women and welfare in the United States.

As an introduction to the Show synopsis Women, the State, and Welfare is the first collection of essays specifically about women and welfare in the United States.

This example illustrates how state policies devalue the traditionally gendered care work that women disproportionately perform, target poor women of color as subjects to be regulated, and reinforce heteronormative breadwinner-homemaker gender roles. In addition, welfare is linked to state policies governing marriage and family : Donovan Lessard, Laura Heston, Miliann, Miliann Kang, Sonny Nordmarken, Kang.By Linda Gordon, editor,Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation.

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