Hassim, Shireen

Gender and Social Policy in a Global Context

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1. Gender and Social Policy in a Global Context: Uncovering the Gendered Structure of ‘the Social’

1. Gender and Social Policy in a Global Context: Uncovering the Gendered Structure of ‘the Social’
Shireen Hassim, Shahra Razavi

Part I. Historical and Regional Trajectories in Social Provisioning

2. Mothers at the Service of the New Poverty Agenda: The PROGRESA/Oportunidades Programme in Mexico
Maxine Molyneux

3. Gender and Post-socialist Welfare States in Central Eastern Europe: Family Policy Reforms in Poland and the Czech Republic Compared
Silke Steinhilber

4. Maternalist Policies versus Women’s Economic Citizenship? Gendered Social Policy in Iran
Valentine M. Moghadam

5. Gender Equality and Developmental Social Welfare in South Africa
Shireen Hassim

6. Social Policy Reforms and Gender in Japan and South Korea
Ito Peng

7. The Evolution of the Women-friendly State: Opportunities and Constraints in the Swedish Welfare State
Barbara Hobson

8. The Adult-worker-model Family and Gender Equality: Principles to Enable the Valuing and Sharing of Care
Jane Lewis, Susanna Giullari

Part II. Labour Market Informality and the Search for Social Security

9. Labour Market Informalization, Gender and Social Protection: Reflections on Poor Urban Households in Bolivia and Ecuador
Lourdes Benería, Maria S. Floro

10. Working People and Access to Social Protection
Francie Lund

Part III. Gender Dimensions of Social-sector Restructuring

11. Gender and Health Sector Reform: Analytical Perspectives on African Experience
Maureen Mackintosh, Paula Tibandebage

12. Health Sector Reform in China: Gender Equality and Social Justice
Jufen Wang

13. Secondary Education in the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh: Gender Dimensions of State Policy and Practice
Jyotsna Jha, Ramya Subrahmanian

Part IV. Financing Social Provisioning and Counting in Women

14. Gendered Implications of Tax Reform in Latin America: Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica and Jamaica
Evelyne Huber

15. Expectations versus Realities in Gender-responsive Budget Initiatives
Debbie Budlender

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Social Policy, Development Economics, Political Economy

Publication year
Social Policy in a Development Context
Page amount
372 pages
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