Download E-books Gender and Social Policy in a Global Context: Uncovering the Gendered Structure of 'the Social' (Social Policy in a Development Context) PDF

By Shahra Razavi, Shireen Hassim

This e-book addresses the principal questions of the way social and monetary rights were traditionally developed and formed by way of strategies of political switch, monetary constructions and reforms, and institutional layout and capacities. those conceptualizations and approaches are deeply gendered even in contexts the place formal political equality has been received, and whereas gender is a power marker of distinction throughout those areas, it intersects in numerous methods with different axes of distinction comparable to classification, race and age. The ebook illustrates the significance of pondering past states and markets in social provisioning, together with in its research the interactions among those and different social associations reminiscent of kinfolk and neighborhood.

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