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Gender and Social Policy in a Global Context

Uncovering the Gendered Structure of 'The Social'

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Gender and Social Policy in a Global Context by Shireen Hassim
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This book illustrates why both academic research and policy thinking need to factor-in gender hierarchies and structures if they are to address some of the key challenges of contemporary societies: the widespread informality and insecurity of paid work and the crisis of care.

Author Biography

SHAHRA RAZAVI is Research Co-ordinator at UNRISD and specializes in the gender dimensions of social development with a particular focus on livelihoods and social policies. Her recent publications include Gendered Poverty and Well-being; Gender Justice, Development and Rights (co-edited with M. Molyneux); Agrarian Change, Gender and Land Rights; and Globalization, Export-Oriented Employment and Social Policy: Gendered Connections (co-edited with R. Pearson and C. Danloy). SHIREEN HASSIM is Associate Professor of Political Studies at the University of the Witw
Release date NZ
April 27th, 2006
Edited by Shahra Razavi
Country of Publication
United States
2006 ed.
XVII, 355 p.
Palgrave Macmillan
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