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Women's work is never done : comparative studies in caregiving, employment, and social policy reform
Bashevkin, Sylvia B.
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New York : Routledge, 2002.
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208 pages ; 23 cm
Normative concepts in Dutch policies on work and care / Selma Sevenhuijsen -- It's no longer just about race : social constructions of American citizenship in the Moynihan report / Dionne Bensonsmith -- Paying for caring : the gendering consequences of European care allowances for the frail elderly / Jane Jenson -- Poverty, social assistance, and the employability of mothers in four Commonwealth countries / Maureen Baker -- Road-testing the third way : single mothers and welfare reform during the Clinton, Chrétien, and Blair years / Sylvia Bashevkin -- Violating women : rights abuses in the American welfare police state / Gwendolyn Mink -- Mandatory "marriage" or obligatory waged work : social assistance and single mothers in Wisconsin and Ontario / Leah F. Vosko.
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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Author Notes

Sylvia Bashevkin is Director of the Canadian Studies Program at University. College and a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto.

Table of Contents

Sylvia BashevkinSelma SevenhuijsenDionne BensonsmithJane JensonMaureen BakerSylvia BashevkinGwendolyn MinkLeah F. Vosko
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Part I Conceptual Issues
1. Normative Concepts in Dutch Policies on Work and Carep. 15
Part II Confronting Women's Diversity
2. It's No Longer Just about Race: Social Constructions of American Citizenship in the Moynihan Reportp. 41
3. Paying for Caring: The Gendering Consequences of European Care Allowances for the Frail Elderlyp. 67
Part III Anglo-American Welfare Reform
4. Poverty, Social Assistance, and the Employability of Mothers in Four Commonwealth Countriesp. 85
5. Road-Testing the Third Way: Single Mothers and Welfare Reform during the Clinton, Chretien, and Blair Yearsp. 113
Part IV Policy Alternatives
6. Violating Women: Rights Abuses in the American Welfare Police Statep. 141
7. Mandatory "Marriage" or Obligatory Waged Work: Social Assistance and Single Mothers in Wisconsin and Ontariop. 165
Contributorsp. 201
Indexp. 203