Changing relations of welfare : family, gender and migration by Åsa Lundqvist, Janet Fink

By Åsa Lundqvist, Janet Fink

Contents: creation, Janet Fink and Asa Lundqvist; half I kinfolk, Gender family members and the Welfare kingdom: Overshadowed through the male breadwinner: care in 20th-century Britain, Hilary Land; Competing meanings of gender equality: kin, marriage and tax legislations in 20th-century Denmark, Anna-Birte Ravn and Bente Rosenbeck; The institutionalization of kin and gender equality regulations within the Swedish welfare country, Asa Lundqvist and Christine Roman; Paradoxes of gender and marital prestige in mid-20th century British welfare, Janet Fink and Katherine Holden. half II Gender, Migration and Social Inequalities: Migration, family members and British social coverage within the overdue twentieth century: British Pakistani views, Kaveri Harris and Alison Shaw; The multicultural problem to the Danish welfare nation: tensions among gender equality and variety, Birte Siim and Anette Borchorst; Postcolonial encounters: migrant ladies and Swedish midwives, Diana Mulinari; Afterword, Janet Fink and Asa Lundqvist; Index

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Women’s Co-operative Guild. 1917. Memorandum on the National Care of Maternity. London: Women’s Co-operative Guild. This page has been left blank intentionally Chapter 3 Competing Meanings of Gender Equality: Family, Marriage and Tax Law in 20th Century Denmark Anna-Birte Ravn and Bente Rosenbeck Introduction Until the early 1970s, negotiations and compromises between four political parties, representing the major social groups of the country, shaped Danish politics.  The Social Democrats and the Social Liberals were more radical in regard to gender equality, but all parties supported equality and marriage reforms.

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