Women and Welfare: The Politics of Coping with New Social Risks in Chile and Uruguay

@article{Pribble2006WomenAW,
  title={Women and Welfare: The Politics of Coping with New Social Risks in Chile and Uruguay},
  author={Jennifer Pribble},
  journal={Latin American Research Review},
  year={2006},
  volume={41},
  pages={111 - 84}
}
  • Jennifer Pribble
  • Published 26 June 2006
  • Political Science
  • Latin American Research Review
<p>Women make up a disproportionate share of the world's poor, and Latin America is no exception to this trend. Nevertheless, very few studies of social policy in the region have investigated why the gendered character of welfare provision varies across countries. This article addresses that question through a comparative historical analysis of Chile and Uruguay and concludes that variation in the gendered nature of each state's social policy regime resulted from a two-step process. In the… 

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