The Gender Division of Welfare: The Impact of the British and German Welfare States / Edition 1

The Gender Division of Welfare: The Impact of the British and German Welfare States / Edition 1

by Mary Daly
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521626218

ISBN-13: 9780521626217

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Gender Division of Welfare is an ambitious study that raises interesting and important questions concerning the relationship among welfare states, gender differentiation and social inequality. The book traces the consequences of different welfare state and social policy arrangements for women and men and the households in which they live. Mary Daly examines the…  See more details below

Overview

The Gender Division of Welfare is an ambitious study that raises interesting and important questions concerning the relationship among welfare states, gender differentiation and social inequality. The book traces the consequences of different welfare state and social policy arrangements for women and men and the households in which they live. Mary Daly examines the British and German welfare states showing that both countries differ markedly in the measures they have instituted in various areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521626217
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

1. Theory on the welfare state: the place of gender?; 2. A framework for analysing the gender dimension of welfare states; 3. The British and German welfare states and the support of family and gender roles; 4. Sex, gender and the distributive principles of cash transfer systems; 5. Income inequality and resource-based relations; 6. Sex, gender and poverty; 7. Marriage, wellbeing and women's economic risks; 8. Welfare states and gender divisions.

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