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Of Sluts and Bastards: A Feminist Decodes the Child Welfare Debate
     

Of Sluts and Bastards: A Feminist Decodes the Child Welfare Debate

by Louise Armstrong
 

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Louise Armstrong, author of the bestselling Kiss Daddy Goodnight, jumps into the child welfare debate with this provocative [political] analysis. [women][economics][feminism]

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Louise Armstrong, author of the bestselling Kiss Daddy Goodnight, jumps into the child welfare debate with this provocative [political] analysis. [women][economics][feminism]

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A feminist response to the welfare issue, revealing the link between the issue of welfare--the will to punish "sluts"--and that of child welfare--intervention to remove their "bastards." Explores the roots of reactionary attitudes on welfare, and gives voice to women on welfare, children in foster care, foster parents, and caseworkers. For students and general readers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781567510669
Publisher:
Common Courage Press
Publication date:
10/01/1995
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.66(h) x 0.71(d)

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