The SAGE Handbook of Social Work is the world's first generic major reference work to provide an authoritative guide to the theory, method, and values of social work in one volume. Drawn from an international field of excellence, the contributors each offer a critical analysis of their individual area of expertise. The result is this invaluable resource collection that not only reflects upon the condition of social work today but also looks to future developments.
Chapter 5: Gender and Welfare
Gender and Welfare
This chapter's focus is the relationship between gender and welfare, especially in the context of social and political change. It is both conceptual and empirical in orientation, with two main aims. The first is to identify the constituent elements of both concepts and to consider how one can relate them in ...