Women in the new welfare equilibrium

@article{EspingAndersen2003WomenIT,
  title={Women in the new welfare equilibrium},
  author={G{\o}sta Esping‐Andersen},
  journal={The European Legacy},
  year={2003},
  volume={8},
  pages={599 - 610}
}
Feminist writings often argue that the welfare state, like the society that underpins it, is patriarchical, and that a major overhaul of policy is necessary in the quest for gender equality. This is possibly a valid claim, if not for all welfare states, then at least for some. The very same objective would, nevertheless, appear additionally persuasive if women-friendly policy can be shown to improve not only the welfare of women, but of all. In this article I shall attempt to demonstrate that… Expand
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