Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Gender, Equality and Welfare States by Diane Sainsbury

What differences do welfare state variations make for women? How do women and men fare in different welfare states? Diane Sainsbury answers these questions by analysing the situation in countries whose welfare state policies differ in significant ways: the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and the Netherlands. Building on feminist criticisms of mainstream research, Professor Sainsbury reconceptualises the crucial dimensions of variation, notably those relevant to gender. She determines the extent to which legislation reflects and perpetuates the gendered division of labour in the family and society, as well as what types of policy alter gender relations in social provision. She thereby increases our understanding of how policy mechanisms, especially the bases of entitlement, exclude or incorporate women and offers constructive proposals for securing greater equality between women and men.

Buy Gender, Equality and Welfare States by Diane Sainsbury from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521565790
ISBN-10: 0521565790
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Pages: 276
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Aug-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Gender, Equality and Welfare States by Diane Sainsbury

Book Reviews - Gender, Equality and Welfare States by Diane Sainsbury

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Gender, Equality and Welfare States book by Diane Sainsbury and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Diane Sainsbury

Welfare States and Immigrant Rights by Diane Sainsbury
Hardback, September 2012
$139.45
Gender and Welfare State Regimes by Diane Sainsbury
Paperback, October 1999
$110.66
Gendering Welfare States by Diane Sainsbury
Paperback, October 1994
$89.10