Women's Life Cycle And Economic Insecurity

Women's Life Cycle And Economic Insecurity

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ISBN-13: 9780275933487
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/09/1989
Series: Contributions in Women's Studies Series
Edition description: Paperback ed
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.52(d)
Lexile: 1530L (what's this?)

About the Author

MARTHA N. OZAWA is Bettie Bofinger Brown Professor of Social Policy in the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments

Introduction: An Overview

Educational Preparation of American Women

Women, Mothers, and Work

Causes and Consequences of Teenage Pregnancy and Childbearing

Divorce, Female Hardship, and Child Support

Inheritance: The Treatment of Women

Women's Economic Status in Old Age and Widowhood

Long-Term Care for the Elderly

Conclusions: Women and Society

Selected Bibliography

Index

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