Social Reproduction: Feminist Political Economy Challenges Neo-Liberalism

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Oct 2, 2006 - Social Science - 336 pages
Contributors include Sedef Arat-Koç (Ryerson), Kate Bezanson (Brock), Susan Braedley, (PhD candidate, York), Barbara Cameron (York), Marcia Cohen (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC), Marjorie Griffin Cohen (Simon Fraser), Bonnie Fox (Toronto), Meg Luxton (York), Leah F. Vosko (York), and Alice de Wolff (Toronto-based researcher and activist).
 

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Contents

Social Reproduction and Feminist Political Economy
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1 Feminist Political Economy in Canada and the Politics of Social Reproduction
11
2 Social Reproduction and Canadian Federalism
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3 Whose Social Reproduction? Transnational Motherhood and Challenges to Feminist Political Economy
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4 Bargaining for Collective Responsibility for Social Reproduction
93
A Strategy for Eliminating Pay Equity in Health Care
117
The Case of Ontarios Early Years Plan
145
Gender and Household Insecurity in the Late 1990s
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Gender Class and Social Reproduction
215
The Many Ways in Which Intensive Mothering Is Entangled with Social Class
231
A Case Study of the Role of Informal Caregiving in Social Reproduction
263
Works Cited
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Kate Bezanson is assistant professor, sociology and social justice and equity studies, Brock University.

Meg Luxton is professor and director, graduate programme in women's studies, York University.

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