Gender and the Welfare State: Care, Work and Welfare in Europe and the USAby Mary Daly, Katherine Rake
Pub. Date: 03/28/2003
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.
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Table of Contents
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.
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