Gendering Welfare States
Edited by Diane Sainsbury
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Gendering Welfare States by Diane Sainsbury
Book DescriptionHow can mainstream models and classifications be used in analyzing welfare states and gender? What sorts of modifications to traditional theory are required? These and other questions are addressed in this book - the first to synthesize the insights of feminist and mainstream research in examining the impact of gender on welfare state analysis and outcomes. The text also highlights the effect of welfare state policies on women and men. The international and interdisciplinary contributors approach the subject on two levels. First, they test the applicability of mainstream frameworks to new areas in analyzing gender. Second, they highlight possible reconceptualizations and innovative frameworks designed to provide gender-based analyses. These approaches are combined with a strong comparative component, focusing on a cross-section of countries of major interest in welfare state research.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780803978539
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Oct-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Diane Sainsbury
Welfare States and Immigrant Rights, Hardback (September 2012)
Welfare States and Immigrant Rights deals with the policies and politics of immigrants' inclusion and exclusion in six countries representing different types of welfare states: the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Sweden, and Denmark.
Gender and Welfare State Regimes, Paperback (October 1999)
Focusing on the interrelationships between aspects of the welfare state and labour market policies in structuring and transforming gender relations across a broad spectrum of countries, this book argues that policy variation across the countries surveyed can be attributed to a variety of factors.
Gender, Equality and Welfare States, Paperback (August 1996)» View all books by Diane Sainsbury
Feminist critique of US, UK, Swedish, and Dutch welfare systems, with proposals for achieving greater gender equality.
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Author Biography - Diane Sainsbury
Dr Diane Sainsbury, Department of Political Science, Univeristy of Stockhom Contributors Sainsbury: Gendering Welfare States Toni Makkai Australian National University Canberra Sue Donath University of Melbourne Michael Bittman University of New South Wales Lois Bryson University of Newcastle Australia Alan Siaroff University of British Columbia Anette Borchorst University of Aarhus Traute Meyer WZB Berlin Kristen Scheiwe Centre of European Social Research Mannheim Mary Daly Istituto Universitario Europeo Fiesole Jet Bussemaker Free University Amsterdam Kees van Kersbergen Free University Amsterdam Siv Gustafsson University of Amsterdam Barbara Hobson University of Stockholm
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