Welfare Policy: Feminist Critiques

Welfare Policy: Feminist Critiques

by Elizabeth M. Bounds
     
 

ISBN-10: 1608992314

ISBN-13: 2901608992316

Pub. Date: 02/01/2010

Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers

Welfare Policy: Feminist Critiques looks behind the political-moral mask to explore the issues at stake for women and children in the welfare debate.  See more details below

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Welfare Policy: Feminist Critiques looks behind the political-moral mask to explore the issues at stake for women and children in the welfare debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901608992316
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
02/01/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
254

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Welfare "Reform": A War against the Poor1
1Making Women and Children Matter: A Feminist Theological Ethic Confronts Welfare Policy25
2Liberation from the Welfare Trap?47
3Decentering Poverty60
4Rational Man and Feminist Economists on Welfare Reform77
5The Production of Character: A Feminist Response to the Communitarian Focus on Family95
6Family Values and Working Alliances: The Question of Hatred and Public Policy109
7Agenda for the Churches: Uprooting a National Policy of Morally Stigmatizing Poor Single Black Moms133
8Welfare as a Family Value: Conflicting Notions of Family in Protestant Welfare Responses157
9Poor Women, Work, and the U.S. Catholic Bishops: Discerning Myth from Reality in Welfare Reform175
10Face to Face: Transforming Faith-Based Outreach201
Economics, Ethics, and the Everyday: Reflections from Another Shore215
Welfare in the Age of Spectacles225
Resources233

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