Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 November 2009

352 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195314304

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Poor Women in Rich Countries

The Feminization of Poverty Over the Life Course

Edited by Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg

  • The first analysis of women's poverty over the life course
  • Extends feminist critiques of welfare state theories
  • Compares labor market forces and government policies across eight countries
  • Covers single mothers, elderly women, and immigrants
  • Predicts the future of feminized poverty in light of the study's findings

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