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Who Pays for the Kids? Gender and the structures of constraint. Hardcover


Published by Routledge, London, 1994, ISBN:0415075645, 1994
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FOLBRE, Nancy. Who Pays for the Kids? Gender and the structures of constraint. London: Routledge, (1994). Pp. [i]-xi,(1),1-335,(5). 8vo, black card covered boards. Chapters: Part One: Concepts of Social Reproduction: 1. Feminist Theory and Political Economy: Agents; Structures; Identities, interests, and institutions; 2. Collective Action and Structures of Constraint: Divided loyalties and competing interests; Natural selection and cultural evolution; Modernization, reforms, and revolutions; 3. The Persistence of Patriarchal Power: The expansion of wage employment; The growing cost of families; The emergence of welfare states; Part Two: Histories of social reproduction: 4. Northwestern Europe: Class, gender, and age in the transition to capitalism; Social democracy and the European welfare state; 5. The United States: Patriarchal power and early economic development; A family divided - Early social welfare policy; Social insecurity - welfare policy after 1935;6. Latin America and the Caribbean: Colonial men and patriarchal states inLatin America; The Plight of Supermadres; 7. Conclusion: The Political Economy of Family Policy. Light wear to corners, else vg. 125.00. Bookseller Inventory # 77615

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Title: Who Pays for the Kids? Gender and the ...

Publisher: Routledge, London, 1994, ISBN:0415075645

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

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