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Women and Poverty. Psychology, Public Policy, and Social Justice. Edition No. 1. Contemporary Social Issues

  • ID: 2245885
  • Book
  • November 2013
  • 208 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Women and Poverty analyzes the social and structural factors that contribute to, and legitimize, class inequity and women's poverty. In doing so, the book provides a unique documentation of women's experiences of poverty and classism at the individual and interpersonal levels.  - Provides readers with a critical analysis of the social and structural factors that contribute to women's poverty - Uses a multidisciplinary approach to bring together new research and theory from social psychology, policy studies, and critical and feminist scholarship - Documents women's experiences of poverty and classism at the interpersonal and institutional levels - Discusses policy analysis for reducing poverty and social inequality
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About the Author ix

1 Women and Poverty: An Ongoing Crisis 1

2 Structural Sources of Women’s Poverty and Homelessness 16

3 Beliefs about Poverty, Wealth, and Social Class: Implications for Intergroup Relations and Social Policy 40

4 Welfare Reform at 15 and Beyond: How Are Low-Income Women and Families Faring? 70

5 Low-Income Women, Critical Resistance, and Welfare Rights Activism 104
Co-authored with Wendy M. Limbert and Roberta A. Downing

6 Women and Economic Justice: Pitfalls, Possibilities, and Promise 140

References 159

Index 192

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Heather E. Bullock University of California at Santa Cruz, USA.
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