New PDF release: Changing Relations of Welfare

By Åsa Lundqvist, Janet Fink

ISBN-10: 0754678938

ISBN-13: 9780754678939

ISBN-10: 0754697649

ISBN-13: 9780754697640

''Changing kinfolk of Welfare'' is anxious with the complexities of family members relatives and practices within the fresh previous and the way those were imagined, addressed or elided in current coverage making. It makes use of wealthy and sundry resources to provide an cutting edge method of the research of meanings afforded to the relatives in numerous coverage, criminal and welfare contexts in Sweden, Denmark and Britain. This ebook considers how debates approximately accountability, legal responsibility and rights were gendered in social coverage and welfare perform, when additionally focusing upon the intersections of kin, gender, race and ethnicity and the several ways that laws and coverage in northern Europe were used to manage not just immigration but additionally the lives of migrant households. featuring a traditionally expert, comparative research of the transferring dynamics within the courting among relatives and the kingdom, this quantity bargains new pathways for exploring questions of swap and continuity

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West, R. 1913. The sin of self-sacrifice, in The Young Rebecca. Writings of Rebecca West 1911–1917, edited by J. Marcus. 1983. London: Virago, 30–33. Women’s Co-operative Guild. 1917. Memorandum on the National Care of Maternity. London: Women’s Co-operative Guild. This page has been left blank intentionally Chapter 3 Competing Meanings of Gender Equality: Family, Marriage and Tax Law in 20th Century Denmark Anna-Birte Ravn and Bente Rosenbeck Introduction Until the early 1970s, negotiations and compromises between four political parties, representing the major social groups of the country, shaped Danish politics.

The poor were only offered assistance in the workhouse at a level below that of the poorest independent labourer (the principle of lesser eligibility). All recipients of public assistance were stigmatized and lost rights associated with citizenship, including the right to vote, which after the 1860s had been extended to many working-class men. At the same time the reforms made it more difficult for mothers to claim support from the father of their children unless they were married to him (Thane 1978, Finer and MacGregor 1974).

London: Allen & Unwin. Thane, P. 1978. Women and the Poor Law in Victorian and Edwardian England. History Workshop Journal, 6, 29–51. Tronto, J. 1993. Moral Boundaries: A Political Argument for an Ethic of Care. London: Routledge. Veblen, T. 1970, first published 1899. The Theory of the Leisure Class. London: Allen & Unwin. Waring, M. 1989. If Women Counted: A New Feminist Economics. London: Macmillan. Webb, S. 1919. The Necessary Basis of Society. Fabian Tract 159. London: Fabian Society. West, R.

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