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Western welfare in decline : globalization and women's poverty

Author: Catherine Pélissier Kingfisher
Publisher: Philadelphia : PENN/University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Western Welfare in Decline explores the plight of poor single mothers in five English-speaking countries that have implemented welfare restructuring: the United States, Canada, Britain, and New  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Pélissier Kingfisher
ISBN: 0812236688 9780812236682 0812218124 9780812218121
OCLC Number: 231977220
Description: viii, 216 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I: THE BIG PICTURE: GLOBALIZATION, NEOLIBERALISM, AND THE FEMINIZATION OF POVERTY1 Introduction: The Global Feminization of Poverty-Catherine Kingfisher2 Neoliberalism I: Discourses of Personhood and Welfare Reform-Catherine Kingfisher3 Neoliberalism II: The Global Free Market-Catherine Kingfisher4 Globalization as Hybridity-Catherine KingfisherPART II: ON THE GROUND: CASE STUDIES IN THE ARTICULATION OF (GENDERED) NEOLIBERALISM WITH (GENDERED) LOCAL CULTURE5 From New Deal to Bad Deal: Racial and Political Implications of U.S. Welfare Reform-Judith Goode6 The Great Undoing: State Formation, Gender Politics, and Social Policy in Canada-Janine Brodie7 The Responsible Citizen: Creating a New British Welfare Contract-Ruth Lister8 Paradoxes in "Paradise": The Changing Politics of Women, Welfare, and Work in Australia-Susan L. Robertson9 Neoliberalism and Tino Rangatiratanga: Welfare State Restructuring in Aotearoa/New Zealand-Wendy Larner10 Where to Next?: Against and Beyond Neoliberalism-Catherine KingfisherNotesBibliographyList of ContributorsIndexAcknowledgments
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Kingfisher.
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