An excellent book addressing the dilemmas in the new policy agendas for women and government. The challenge to ensure the social inclusion of women within this new settlement is complicated by the diversity in women's lives, in particular between those who are qualified and able to engage in employment and those who are not.
An excellent book addressing the dilemmas in the new policy agendas for women and government. Gender relations are being transformed and a new gender settlement is being created. The challenge to ensure the social inclusion of women within this new settlement is complicated by the diversity in women's lives, in particular between those who are qualified and able to engage in employment and those who are not. This wide-ranging book is written by leading academics who have advised key members of the Labour Party.
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SARA ARBER Professor of Sociology, University of Surrey JULIA BRANNEN Professor in the Sociology of the Family, University of London and Senior Research Officer at Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education DR JAY GINN Research Fellow, Sociology Department, Surrey University JEANNE GREGORY Visiting Professor, Head of Gender Research Centre, Middlesex University JEFF HEARNE Professorial Research Fellow, Economic and Social Studies, University of Manchester DR LIZ KELLY Senior Researcher, Women and Child Abuse Research Unit, North London University RUTH LISTER Professor of Social Policy, Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University JONI LOVENDUSKI Professor of Politics, University of Southampton MARY MAYNARD Professor, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York LYDIA MORRIS Professor of Sociology, University of Essex ANNIE PHIZACKLEA Professor of Sociology, University of Leicester JUDITH SQUIRES Lecturer in Politics, University of Bristol
Table of Contents
Foreword; Clare Short, MP Notes on Contributors Introduction; S.Walby What Welfare Provision do Women Need in Order to become Full Citizens? R.Lister Work, Gender and Unemployment: a Household Perspective; L.Morris Caring for Children; J.Brannen What do Older Women Want?; M.Maynard Women and Pensions; J.Ginn & S.Arber Revisiting the Sex Equality Laws; J.Gregory Violence against Women: a Policy of Neglect or a Neglect of Policy? L.Kelly A Crisis in Masculinity, or New Agendas for Men?; J.Hearn Re-thinking the Boundaries of Political Representation; J.Squires Sexing Political Behaviour in Britain; J.Lovenduski Index
New Agendas for Women by Edited by Sylvia Walby
Edited by Sylvia Walby
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