More Details for: Women and Poverty in 21st Century Americ

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Women and Poverty in 21st Century America [electronic resource].

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Main Author: Dáil, Paula vW.
Published: Jefferson : McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2011.
Topics: Poor women - United States. | Poverty - United States. | United States - Economic conditions - 21st century. | Social Science.
Genres: Electronic books.
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (276 p.)
ISBN: 9780786488148
Summary: Despite an overhaul in the 1990s, the American welfare system remains with a business model focused on the bottom line. Crafted by male-dominated legislative bodies whose members most likely never had to choose between paying the rent or feeding their kids, established policies primarily protect the popular programs that ensure politicians' re-election. This book offers a feminist perspective on the 21st century attitude toward poverty, illustrated by the words of women forced to live every day with social policies they had no voice in developing. Topics include the struggles of daily life, cr.
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More Details for: Women and Poverty in 21st Century Americ