Poor Women in Rich Countries: The Feminization of Poverty Over the Life Course

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The first book to study women's poverty over the life course, this wide-ranging collection focuses on the economic condition of single mothers and single elderly women--while also considering partnered women and immigrants--in eight wealthy but diverse countries: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. In a rich analysis of labor market and social welfare sectors, Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg and a team of outstanding international contributors conclude that both living-wage ...

Poor Women in Rich Countries: The Feminization of Poverty Over the Life Course 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195314304

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