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Gender and Welfare State Regimes : Gender and Politics - Diane Sainsbury

Gender and Welfare State Regimes

Gender and Politics

By: Diane Sainsbury (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2000
ISBN: 9780198294160
Number Of Pages: 312

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Gender and Welfare State Regimes focuses on the interrelationships between aspects of the welfare state and labour market policies in structuring and transforming gender relations across a broad spectrum of countries. The book examines the construction of gender in various government welfare policies and illustrates how the specific qualities of the welfare state reinforce or counteract gender inequalities. The book argues that policy variation across the countries surveyed can be attributed to a variety of factors, including differing strategies and demands of the women's movements, the organisational strength of labour movements and industrial relations frameworks, the constellation of parties supporting equality measure, traditional values and state structures. Series Gender and Politics edited by Professor Karen Beckwith at the Department of Political Science, College of Wooster and Professor Joni Lovenduski, Department of Politics, University of Southampton.

Part I. Gender Inequality and Welfare State Regimes 1: Jet Bussemaker and Kees van Kersbergen: Contemporary Social Capitalist Welfare States and Gender Inequality 2: Julia S. OConnor: Employment Equality Strategies in Liberal Welfare States 3: Diane Sainsbury: Gender and Social Democratic Welfare States Part II. The Gendered Impact of Policies Across Welfare States 4: Marcia K. Meyers, Janet C. Gornick, and Kathrin Ross: Public Childcare, Parental Leave, and Employment 5: Majella Kilkey and Jonathan Bradshaw: Lone Mothers, Economic Well-being and Policies 6: Diane Sainsbury: Taxation, Family Responsibilities, and Employment 7: Gender Equality in the Labour Market Part III. Gender Regimes and Welfare State Regimes 8: Diane Sainsbury: Gender, Policy Regimes and Politics

ISBN: 9780198294160
ISBN-10: 0198294166
Series: Gender and Politics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 1st January 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.54 x 16.05  x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.37