Description - Women and Poverty by Heather E. Bullock
Women and Poverty analyzes the social and structural factors that contribute to, and legitimize, class inequity and women's poverty. In doing so, the book provides a unique documentation of women's experiences of poverty and classism at the individual and interpersonal levels. * Provides readers with a critical analysis of the social and structural factors that contribute to women's poverty * Uses a multidisciplinary approach to bring together new research and theory from social psychology, policy studies, and critical and feminist scholarship * Documents women's experiences of poverty and classism at the interpersonal and institutional levels * Discusses policy analysis for reducing poverty and social inequality
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(227mm x 155mm x 11mm)
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Author Biography - Heather E. Bullock
Heather E. Bullock, PhD, is professor and chair of thePsychology Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz(UCSC), USA, and served as director of UCSC s Center forJustice, Tolerance, and Community. She studies the socialpsychological causes and consequences of economic injustice, withspecial attention to poverty among women. Much of her researchfocuses on identifying the attitudes and beliefs that predictsupport for anti-poverty policies, and the impact of framing onpolicy preferences. Before joining the UCSC faculty, she served asan APA Congressional Fellow with the U.S. Senate Committee onHealth, Education, Labor, and Pensions Democratic Office.