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Social Citizenship and Feminist Welfare State Politics

Wendy Sarvasy

Social Citizenship and Feminist Welfare State Politics

by Wendy Sarvasy

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

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  • Political Science / General

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    FormatPaperback
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    Open LibraryOL10208157M
    ISBN 100415913136
    ISBN 109780415913133

    GENDER AND TIE SOCIAL RIGHTS OF CITIZENSHIP: THE COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF gender, while most feminist research on the welfare state has not been systematically comparative. I develop a conceptual framework for analyzing the gender content of so- ters of the welfare state and social politics, and of the agency of women, are important cor-. History of European Idea-,. Vol. No. pp. /92 $+ Printed in Great Britain ^ Pergam Press Ltd FEMINISM AND THE WELFARE STATE: ON GENDER AND INDIVIDUALISM IN THE NETHERLANDS JET BUSSEMAKER* In the Dutch Calvinist leading man Abraham Kuyper wrote a pamphlet against the suffrage of women, one of the political topics of that Cited by: 2.

    This book examines the current dilemmas of liberal anti-racist policies in European societies, linking two discourses that are normally quite separate in social science: immigration and ethnic relations research on the one hand, and the political economy of the welfare state on the other. Gunnar Myrdal’s questions in An American Dilemma are rephrased with reference to Europe’s current dual. Marshall's concept defines the social responsibilities the state has to its citizens or, as Marshall puts it, “from [granting] the right to a modicum of economic welfare and security to the right to share to the full in the social heritage and to live the life of a civilized being according to the standards prevailing in the society”.

    Introduction: Feminist Rethinking of Citizenship 'Citizenship' has become a key word in academic scholarship and in social and political discourse, and the issues of gender and citizenship have recently been taken up by feminist scholarship (Lister a; Bussemaker and Voet ). Citizenship is rooted in philosophical and political traditions. Nira Yuval-Davis, ‘Intersectionality, Citizenship and Contemporary Politics of Belonging’, Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, , 10, 4, – Part Changing Citizenship Spheres. J. Conway, ‘Citizenship in a Time of Empire: The World Social Forum as a New Public Space’, Citizenship Studies, , 8, 4.


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Social Citizenship and Feminist Welfare State Politics by Wendy Sarvasy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Recent years have seen the retrenchment of Canadian social programs and the restructuring of the welfare state along neo-liberal lines. Social programs at both the federal and the provincial levels have been cut back, eliminated, or recast in exclusionary and punitive by: Citizenship: Feminist Perspectives - Ruth Lister, Jo Campling - Google Books.

The second edition of this classic text substantially revises and extends the original, takes account of theoretical and policy developments, and enhances its international scope. Drawing on a range of disciplines and literatures, the book provides an unusually broad account of citizenship.

The Politics of Social Work. The Politics of Social Work provides a major contribution to debates on the politics of social work, at the beginning of the 21st Century.

It locates social work within wider political and theoretical debates and deals with important issues currently facing social workers and the organisations in which they work. 2 GENDER, CITIZENSHIP, AND THE WELFARE STATE Women earned citizenship in their role as mothers and houseworkers.3 Alice Salomon, one of the most influential bourgeois feminist advocates of this idea, summed up the new situation of women in the postrevolutionary period when she wrote that "German women are now fully responsible citizens.

Among her books are Woman's Body, Woman's Right: a Social History of Birth Control; Heroes of their own Lives: the Politics of Family Violence; and Pitied but not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare ().

In other words, many of these original demands were claims upon the welfare state. In addition, the politics of feminism through the s and early s was the subject-matter of social policy, whether these were the Campaign for Legal and Financial Independence (which demanded an overhaul of the social security and taxation systems), the Working Women’s Charter, campaigns for abortion Cited by: 3.

Social rights, as defined by T. Marshall, are rights to a modicum of economic welfare and security, through access to the education system, healthcare, social services etc., yet in the prevalent system of the welfare state, theses social rights are allocated according to one’s contribution to society –contribution which has essentially been valued in terms of labour-market or public sphere.

The concept of welfare state offers broader social protection, growing consumption, family wages, strong labor unions, better public services, and a state apparatus that was able to control the.

Lister, R. (), ‘Social benefits—priorities for redistribution’ in The Sheffield Group (eds), The Social Economy and the Democratic State, Lawrence and Wishart, London.

Marquand, D. (), ‘ Subversive language of citizenship ’, The Guardian, 2 Cited by: Feminist Theories of the Welfare State. to know and to care about homosexuality across manypolitical, and legal history at their most compelling,The Straight Stateexplores how. Citizenship beyond the state London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: / Hoffman, John.

() ‘The State in (and of) Feminist Visions of Political Citizenship The New Politics of Welfare: Social Justice in a Global Context. The authors draw upon a range of theoretical perspectives, including feminist, psychoanalytic and Marxist, to explore what citizenship can tell us about the ways in which personal lives not only are shaped by social policy, but can become the site from which some of the exclusions embedded in social policy and welfare practice are contested.

democratic' Marshallian social citizenship is an integral part of a 'liberal' welfare state such as the UK (Esping-Andersen ). In short, it is claimed here that many writers on social citizenship have stretched it beyond its original meaning, mistakenly assuming a strong or maximalist version of a weak or minimalist concept (cf Rees b).Cited by: The theoretical strand presents an endorsement of liberal feminism, particularly political citizenship, and the practical route uses a case study of local women councillors based in South Tyneside.

Beyond the Welfare State, Polity, (). Re-Stating Social and Political Change,Author: S. Emmett. Poverty: Rights, Social Citizenship, and Legal Activism responds to these changes by examining the ideas and practices of human rights, citizenship, legislation, and institution-building that are crucial to addressing poverty in this country.

The essays in this volume investigate current trends in social, political, and legal anti-poverty by: include The Political Economy of the Welfare State (coauthored with Thomas Janoski) and Social Democracy and Welfare Capitalism, for which he won the Luebbert Award in the Comparative Politics section of the American Political Science Association for best book on comparative politics.

Citizenship and the Ethics of Care: Feminist Considerations on Justice, Morality and Politics - Kindle edition by Sevenhuijsen, Selma.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Citizenship and the Ethics of Care: Feminist Considerations on Justice, Morality and by:   This book represents a timely, engaging, and significant contribution to our understanding of the relationship between law, politics, and poverty.

It will serve as a catalyst for debate over the future of social and economic rights in the welfare state. Lorne Sossin, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. The three papers collected here present important arguments concerning the gendered context and content of the Weimar welfare state.

They unsettle our abilityto judge the origins, the efficacy, and the abstract political value of the welfare state and its democratic claims; they have much to say about twentieth-century women's history and the coordinates of feminist politics in the period Cited by: 2.

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): One of the crucial themes that has emerged as a background and premise for feminist scholarship and debates is the gendering of inequality during the past 30 years inspired by feminist politics.

Gender equality has become part of the political agenda in western democracies, and social movements have taken up. Politicians have begun to look again at the issue of care in the context of new reforms in the welfare state, health care policies and family law.

Using concrete examples taken from parental rights cases, health care education and the public health sector.Feminism and Citizenship. challenges this silence, arguing for the need to collect the debates around citizenship and feminism.

The author provides an original reflection upon the key issues in political theory and advocates a unique feminist intervention into the sub-themes of citizenship, including liberty, rights, social equality, political.These politics disadvantage Black and Latino families and also assume all poor women desire to marry or identify as heterosexual.

Policies against same sex marriage and adoption proliferated during the same period. Lastly, the abstinence-only-until-marriage ignores the relates of both sexual .