Poor Women in Rich Countries: The Feminization of Poverty Over the Life Course

Poor Women in Rich Countries: The Feminization of Poverty Over the Life Course By Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg, Poor Women in Rich Countries The Feminization of Poverty Over the Life Course The first book to study women s poverty over the life course this wide ranging collection focuses on the economic condition of single mothers and single elderly women while also considering partnered
  • Title: Poor Women in Rich Countries: The Feminization of Poverty Over the Life Course
  • Author: Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg
  • ISBN: 9780195314304
  • Page: 239
  • Format: Paperback
  • Poor Women in Rich Countries: The Feminization of Poverty Over the Life Course By Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg, The first book to study women s poverty over the life course, this wide ranging collection focuses on the economic condition of single mothers and single elderly women while also considering partnered women and immigrants in eight wealthy but diverse countries Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States In a rich analysis ofThe first book to study women s poverty over the life course, this wide ranging collection focuses on the economic condition of single mothers and single elderly women while also considering partnered women and immigrants in eight wealthy but diverse countries Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States In a rich analysis of labor market and social welfare sectors, Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg and a team of outstanding international contributors conclude that both living wage employment and government provision of adequate benefits and services are necessary if lone women are to achieve a socially acceptable living standard Taken together, the chapters extend a feminist critique of welfare state theories and chart nations disparate progress against poverty probing, for instance, how Sweden emerged a leader in the prevention of women s poverty while the United States continues to lag By identifying the social and economic policies that enable women to live independently, Poor Women in Rich Countries provides nothing less than a blueprint for abolishing women s poverty Features The first analysis of women s poverty over the life course Extends feminist critiques of welfare state theories Compares labor market forces and government policies across eight countries Covers single mothers, elderly women, and immigrants Predicts the future of feminized poverty in light of the study s findings
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