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Author Folbre, Nancy.

Title Who pays for the kids? : gender and the structure of constraint / Nancy Folbre
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1994
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 335 pages)
Series Economics as social theory
Economics as social theory.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Figures; Tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction; FEMINIST THEORY AND POLITICAL ECONOMY; COLLECTIVE ACTION AND STRUCTURES OF CONSTRAINT; THE PERSISTENCE OF PATRIARCHAL POWER; INTRODUCTION TO PART II; NORTHWESTERN EUROPE; THE UNITED STATES; LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN; CONCLUSION: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF FAMILY POLICY; Notes; References; Index
Summary A fresh look at how women largely carry the costs of caring for themselves, the children and other dependents, with an analysis of individual choices within interlocking structures of constraint based on gender, sex, age, nation, race and class
Analysis Society Role of Women
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Industries -- Social aspects.
Labor economics.
Sexual division of labor.
Work and family.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 93017207
ISBN 0203168291 (electronic bk.)
0203263480
020328416X (electronic bk.)
0415075645 (hbk.)
0415075653 (pb)
9780203168295 (electronic bk.)
9780203263488
9780203284162 (electronic bk.)
9780415075640 (hbk.)
9780415075657 (pb)
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