Families of a New World: Gender, Politics, and State Development in a Global Context / Edition 1

Families of a New World: Gender, Politics, and State Development in a Global Context / Edition 1

by Lynne Haney
     
 

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

Overview

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415934466
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/25/2003
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Lynne Haney is Assistant Professor of Sociology at New York University and author of Inventing the Needy. Lisa Pollard is Assistant Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Introduction: In a Family Way: Theorizing State and Familial Relations1
2The Promise of Things to Come: The Image of the Modern Family in State-Building, Colonial Occupation, and Revolution in Egypt, 1805-192217
3Familiar Territory: Prostitution, Empires, and the Question of U.S. Imperialism in Puerto Rico, 1849-191640
4Imagining the "New Jewish Family": Gender and Nation in Early Zionism64
5"Rooted in the Soil": Family Ideals, Land Reclamation, and Irrigation Resettlement as Welfare in the United States, 1897-193385
6The State and the Widow: Pension Debates in Inter-War Years Australia99
7Forging Families: Gender, Reform, and the Popular Front State in Chile119
8Colonial Africa: Transforming Families for Their Own Benefit (and Ours)139
9Welfare Reform with a Familial Face: Reconstituting State and Domestic Relations in Post-Socialist Eastern Europe159
10"They Say, 'Oh God, I Don't Want to Live Like Her!'": The Marginalization of Mothering in German Post-Socialism179
11Reinstating the Family: Gender and the State-Formed Foundations of China's Flexible Labor Force196
12Markets Not States?: The Weakness of State Social Provision for Breadwinning Men in the United States217
Notes245
Contributors295
Index297

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