Table of contents for Market friendly or family friendly? : the state and gender inequality in old age / Madonna Harrington Meyer, Pamela Herd.

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Chapter 1 Disappearing Problems? Gender Inequality in Old Age
	Gender Inequality 
	Inequality Linked to Race, Class and Marital Status
	Responding to Inequality
	Overview of Book
	
Chapter 2 Market Friendly or Family Friendly?
	The Role of the State 
		Market Friendly Welfare Policies
		Family Friendly Welfare Policies
	Welfare State Debates
		Flat versus Redistributive 
		Targeted versus Universal
 	Gender Neutral versus Gender Accommodative
 	Impact of Privatization on Welfare State Debates	
 The Role of the State in Old Age Inequality
Chapter 3 Accumulating Inequality at Work and at Home
	Inequality in the Labor Force
		The Wage Gap
		The Mommy Gap
		Inequality among Women in the Labor Force
		Inequality among Women in Paid Care Work
	Inequality in Families
		The Distribution of Unpaid Care Work
		Inequality among Women in Unpaid Care Work
		Changing Families
	Discussion
	
Chapter 4 The Business of Retirement
	Social Security
		Program Expansions and Contradictions
		Social Security¿s Shortcomings
		Inequality among Women
	Supplemental Security Income
	Private Pensions
		Private Pensions and Marital Status
		Inequality among Women
	Asset Income
		Inequality among Women
	Discussion
	
Chapter 5 The Business of Health
	Gender, Race, Class and Health Inequality
		Health Differences between Women and Men
		Health Differences among Women
		Explaining Health Differences
	Gender, Race and Class Differences in Health Care
		Reliance on Employer-Based Health Insurance
		Medicare
		Medigap Supplemental Insurance
		Medicaid
		Private Long Term Care Insurance
		Shifting the Burden
	Discussion
 
Chapter 6 Market Friendly Proposals: Entrenching Inequality
	Fixing or Shrinking Social Security
		Attacks on Entitlement
		Preserving Entitlement
		Privatizing Social Security?
		Social Security and Older Women
		Who Benefits from Privatization?
	The Business of Health Care
		Medicare Cost Containment
		Privatization and Redistribution
	Discussion
Chapter 7 Family Friendly Proposals: Entrenching Equality
	A New Social Security Reform Agenda
		Care Credits
		Minimum Benefits
		A Combination
		The Best Solution for Reducing Income Inequality in Old Age
	A New Health Agenda
		Can We Afford a Single Payer System?
		Solutions for Medicare
		The Best Solution for Reducing Health Inequality in Old Age
	An Early Life Course Reform Agenda
		Universal Day Care
		Paid Family Leave
		Other Early Life Course Programs
	Discussion
NOTES
REFERENCES
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Older women -- United States.
Older women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Sex role -- United States.
United States -- Social policy.