ISBN-10:
0195314301
ISBN-13:
9780195314304
Pub. Date:
11/19/2009
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Poor Women in Rich Countries: The Feminization of Poverty Over the Life Course

Poor Women in Rich Countries: The Feminization of Poverty Over the Life Course

by Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg

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ISBN-13: 9780195314304
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 11/19/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg, DSW, is Professor of Social Policy and Director, Ph.D. Program in Social Work, Adelphi University.

Table of Contents

1. Revisiting the Feminization of Poverty in Cross-National Perspective, Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg

2. Sweden: The Feminization of Poverty?, Diane Sainsbury and Ann Morissens

3. Feminization of Poverty: The French Case, Claude Martin

4. Germany: Deviating from the Male Breadwinner Norm, Ute Klammer

5. The United Kingdom: The Feminization of Poverty?, Jane Millar

6. Women's Poverty in Canada: Cross-Currents in an Ebbing Tide, Patricia Evans

7. The Italian Case, Enrica Morlicchio and Elena Spinelli

8. Feminization of Poverty in Japan: A Special Case?, Kimiko Kimoto and Kumiko Hagiwara

9. Feminized Poverty in the United States: Any Surprises?, Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg

10. Summary, Synthesis, and Conclusions, Part 1: The Poverty of Lone Women, Their Diversity, and Income Sources, Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg

11. Summary, Synthesis and Conclusions, Part 2: Social and Economic Policies for Lone Women, Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg

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