Table of contents for Gender and social policy in a global context : uncovering the gendered structure of 'the social' / edited by Shahra Razavi and Shireen Hassim.

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Editors' Introduction: Conceptualizing Gender and Social Policy in a Development Context--S.Hassim & S.Razavi * PART 1: HISTORICAL AND REGIONAL TRAJECTORIES IN SOCIAL PROVISIONING * The Adult Worker Model Family, Gender Equality and Care: The Search for New Policy Principles and the Possibilities and Problems of a Capabilities Approach--S.Giullari & J.Lewis * The Evolution of the Women Friendly State: Opportunities and Constraints in the Swedish Welfare State--B.Hobson * Gender and Welfare States in Central Eastern Europe: Family Policy Reforms in Poland and the Czech Republic Compared--S.Steinhilber * Social Policy Responses to Post-industrial Pressures in Japan and South Korea--I.Peng * Social Policy and Women's Economic Citizenship in Iran--V.M.Moghadam * Making Citizenship Meaningful: A Study of the Gendered Nature of Social Welfare in Democratic South Africa--S.Hassim * Gender and the "New Social Policy" in Latin America--M.Molyneux * PART 2: LABOUR MARKET INFORMALITY AND THE SEARCH FOR SOCIAL SECURITY * Labour Market Informalization and Social Policy: Distributional Links and the Case of Homeworkers--L.Beneria & M.S.Floro * Informal Workers' Access to Social Security and Social Protection; F.Lund * PART 3: SOCIAL SECTOR RESTRUCTURING AND GENDER * Gender and Health Sector Reforms--M.Mackintosh & P.Tibandebage * Health Sector Reform in China: Gender, Equality and Social Justice--J.Wang * Secondary Education in the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh: An Exploration of Gender Dimensions of State Policy and Practice--J.Jha & R.Subrahmanian * PART 4: FINANCING SOCIAL PROVISIONING * Gendered Implications of Tax Reform in Latin America: Argentina, Chile, and Costa Rica--E.Huber * Expectations versus Realities in Gender-responsive Budget Initiatives--D. Budlender

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women -- Government policy -- Cross-cultural studies.
Social policy -- Cross-cultural studies.
Sex role -- Government policy -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Social conditions -- Cross-cultural studies.