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Women's Work is Never Done

Comparative Studies in Care-Giving, Employment, and Social Policy Reform



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Social critics, policy makers and the public in general frequently overlook the crucial status of women as the main recipients of welfare and as providers of paid and unpaid care. The eight, original essays in this collection remedy this situation. By comparing welfare policy in advanced industrial countries and the welfare experiences of different populations of women - black or white, young and old - with that of the male experience, Sylvia Bashevkin and her contributors challenge the Moynihan report; the conservative fatherhood movement; and neoliberal philosophy, politics and practice. Women's Work is Never Done adds a new dimension to the important public discussion of women's status as citizens, disparities in welfare reform and poverty in a globalized world.

Author Biography

Sylvia Bashevkin is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. A widely published author and frequent media commentator, she specializes in the area of Canadian, American and British politics. She is also the author of Women on the Defensive and is currently a fellow of University College and a senior fellow of Massey College at the University of Toronto.
Release date NZ
August 30th, 2002
Edited by Sylvia Bashevkin
Country of Publication
United States
Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
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