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The articles collated in this text explore: how social policy constructs gendered relations; the difference/equailty debate; representations and discourses in social policy; the tensions and issues associated with restructuring domestic relations; and feminist alternatives to mainstream social policy solutions. The book adopts a comparative and international perspective taking on board the importance of global changes as well as illustrating its argument with practices and research from a number of countries. Overall, the text raises issues for students, academics and practitioners dealing with social policy issues in the late-20th century.

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Sophie Watson is Professor of Urban Culture in the Department of Cultural Studies, University of East London. She was formerly Professor in the School of Policy Studies at the University of Bristol. Recent publications include: Surface City: Sydney at the millennium (with P. Murphy), Postmodern Cities and Spaces (edited with K. Gibson) and Metropolis Now (edited with K. Gibson).Lesley Doyal is Professor in Health and Social Care at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol.

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"This is stirring material, even inspirational...the book is well worth reading"- British Journal of Educational Studies

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