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The Legal Tender of Gender: Law, Welfare and the Regulation of Women's Poverty

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Edited by: Shelley Gavigan, Dorothy Chunn

ISBN13: 9781841133157
Published: February 2010
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £30.99



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Extensive welfare, law and policy reforms characterised the making and unmaking of Keynesian states in the twentieth century. This collection highlights the gendered nature of these regulatory shifts and, specifically, the roles played by women as reformers, welfare workers and welfare recipients, in the development of welfare states historically.

The contributors are leading feminist socio-legal scholars from a range of disciplines in Canada, the United States and Israel. Collectively, their analyses of women, law and poverty speak to long-standing and ongoing feminist concerns: the importance of historically informed research, the relevance of women's agency and resistance to the experience of inequality and injustice, the specificity of the experience of poor women and poor mothers, the implications of changes to social policy, and the possibilities for social change.

Such analyses are particularly timely as the devastation of neo-liberalism becomes increasingly obvious. The current world crisis of capitalism is a defining moment for liberal states – a global catastrophe that concomitantly creates a window of opportunity for critical scholars and activists to reframe debates about social welfare, work, and equality, and to reinsert the discourse of social justice into the public consciousness and political agendae of liberal democracies.

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Subjects:
Jurisprudence
Contents:
Part I: Historicizing Social Reproduction, Welfare and Neo liberalism
1. Women, Social Reproduction and the Neo-Liberal Assault on the US Welfare State MIMI ABRAMOVITZ
2. Women, the State and Welfare Law: The Canadian Experience SHELLEY AM GAVIGAN AND DOROTHY E CHUNN
Part II: Women's Agency and Activism in the Welfare State: Comparative and Historical Perspectives
3. Gender and the Rise of the Welfare State in Fin-de-Siècle New York City: The Case of Tenement Regulation FELICE BATLAN
4. 'Mothers at Work': The Welfare Rights Movement and Welfare Reform in the 1960s PREMILLA NADASEN
Part III: The Precarious Citizenship and Legal Construction of Poor Women
5. Women in the Workforce in the Context of Neo-Liberalism: The Case of Israel MIMI AJZENSTADT
6. 'Risky Women': The Role of 'Risk' in the Construction of the Single Mother KAREN SWIFT
7. Intimate Intrusions: Welfare Regulation and Women's Personal Lives JANET MOSHER
8. Retrenchment not Reform: Using Law and Policy to Restrict the Entitlement of Women with Disabilities to Social Assistance JOAN M GILMOUR
Part IV: Reconceptualizing State Forms and Socio-Legal Policy
9. Substantive Universality: Reconceptualizing Feminist Approaches to Social Provision and Child Care HESTER LESSARD
10. Women's Work and a Guaranteed Income MARGOT YOUNG"

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