Women in the new welfare equilibrium

  title={Women in the new welfare equilibrium},
  author={G. Esping-Andersen},
  journal={The European Legacy},
  pages={599 - 610}
  • G. Esping-Andersen
  • Published 2003
  • Economics
  • The European Legacy
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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