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

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

by Lynne Haney
     
 

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

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415934473
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/18/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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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