Women, Work and Social Rights: Canada in Historical and Comparative Perspective by Cecilia M. BenoitWomen, Work and Social Rights: Canada in Historical and Comparative Perspective by Cecilia M. Benoit

Women, Work and Social Rights: Canada in Historical and Comparative Perspective

byCecilia M. Benoit

Paperback | September 14, 1999

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The text is suitable for upper-level sociology courses of work and gender, as well as political science, and women's studies courses.

Viewing gender relations in a historical context, the book examines the importance of women's roles in both paid and unpaid work, with a particular focus on the Canadian experience and its relation to other societies.

Title:Women, Work and Social Rights: Canada in Historical and Comparative PerspectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.25 × 7 × 0.5 inPublished:September 14, 1999Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0130220493

ISBN - 13:9780130220493

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Table of Contents



List of Tables, Figures, and Boxes.


Preface.


Introduction.


1. Conceptualizing Women's Work and Social Rights.


2. Women's Work and Social Rights in the Pre-Capitalist Era.


3. Capitalism and Women's Work.


4. The Welfare State and Women's Social Rights.


5. Midwives' Work and Social Rights in Time and Across Place.


6. Post-Fordism, Welfare State Regimes, and Women's Work in the Twenty-First Century.


References.


Acknowledgments.


Name Index.


Subject Index.