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Families, politics, and public policy : a feminist dialogue on women and the state

Families, politics, and public policy : a feminist dialogue on women and the state / edited by Irene Diamond ; afterword by Mary Lyndon Shanley.
New York : Longman, c1983.
xi, 372 p. ; 24 cm.
Other contributors
Diamond, Irene, 1947-
Includes bibliographical references and index. Also issued online.
  • Part I : Power, social relations, and political agendas
  • Contemporary American families : decline or transformation? / Jane Flax
  • The state, the patriarchal family, and working mothers / Zillah Eisenstein
  • Battered women's shelters and the political economy of sexual violence / Jean Grossholtz
  • The transformation of patriarchy : the historic role of the state / Eileen Boris and Peter Bardaglio
  • Women and the Reagan revolution : thermidor for the social welfare economy / Steven P. Erie, Martin Rein, and Barbara Wiget
  • Part II : The policy domains : production, nurturance, and sexuality
  • Women and housing : the impact of government housing policy / Margaret C. Simms
  • Fiscal policy and family structure / Shelah Gilbert Leader
  • Housework : rethinking the costs and benefits / Myra Marx Ferree
  • Why the United States has no child-care policy / Carole Joffe
  • Gender and child-custody determinations : exploding myths / Nancy D. Polikoff
  • Daddy's right : incestuous assault / Sarah Begus and Pamela Armstrong
  • The politics of wife abuse / Joyce Gelb
  • Part III : Visions and strategies
  • Work, gender, and technological innovations / Ellen Boneparth and Emily Stoper
  • Women in a revolutionary society : the state and family policy in China / Jean C. Robinson
  • Family responsibilities as a labor market issue : a Scandinavian perspective / Ruth Nielsen
  • Antigone's daughters : reflections on female identity and the state / Jean Bethke Elshtain
  • The family impact statement : ideology and feasibility / Janet K. Boles
  • Reproductive freedom and the right to privacy : a paradox for feminists / Wendy Brown
  • "Sisters" or "comrades"? The politics of friends and families / Martha A. Ackelsberg
  • Afterword : Feminism and families in a liberal polity / Mary Lyndon Shanley.
Kinsey subjects
Family--United States. Status of women. Social conditions--United States.
0582282683 (pbk.) 9780582282681 (pbk.)


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160.44 F16 1983
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