Men, Masculinities and Gender in Welfare

Men, Masculinities and Gender in Welfare

by Jeanette Edwards
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415119707

ISBN-13: 9780415119702

Pub. Date: 02/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Men, Gender Divisions and Welfare is a fresh look at the balance of responsibilities and control in care-giving in both the public and private spheres. Using previously unpublished empirical data, the contributors focus on male experiences of welfare services, especially in consideration of how health care providers have traditionally "given" women the role of

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Men, Gender Divisions and Welfare is a fresh look at the balance of responsibilities and control in care-giving in both the public and private spheres. Using previously unpublished empirical data, the contributors focus on male experiences of welfare services, especially in consideration of how health care providers have traditionally "given" women the role of responsibility for others' welfare. The contributors also present both men's views on their responsibilities as fathers and husbands and the experience of male caregivers.

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ISBN-13:
9780415119702
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.64(w) x 8.62(h) x 1.33(d)
Lexile:
1360L (what's this?)

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