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

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

by Mary Daly, Katherine Rake
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745622313

ISBN-13: 9780745622316

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Wiley

This accessible book explores the configuration of care, work and welfare in the major European Union countries and in 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.

Overview

This accessible book explores the configuration of care, work and welfare in the major European Union countries and in 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745622316
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1 Studying the Welfare State and Gender: The Insights of Existing Work.

Chapter 2 Framework of Analysis.

Chapter 3 Gender and the Provision of Care.

Chapter 4 Gender and Work.

Chapter 5 Welfare, Household Resources and Gender Relations.

Chapter 6 Bringing it All Back Home: Individual Resources, Family Redistribution and Gender Relations.

Chapter 7 Towards an Explanation of National Configurations and Cross-national Patterns.

Chapter 8 Conclusions and Overview.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

Technical Appendix

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