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Single mothers in an international context

mothers or workers?


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Published by UCL Press in London, Bristol, Pa .
Written in English

  • Single mothers -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Single mothers -- Employment -- Cross-cultural studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Simon Duncan and Rosalind Edwards.
    SeriesFeminist perspectives on the past and present
    ContributionsDuncan, Simon., Edwards, Rosalind.
    LC ClassificationsHQ759.915 .S173 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL293205M
    ISBN 101857287908, 1857287916
    LC Control Number97198510

      Monday marks a different kind of Mother's Day in South Korea. It's Single Mother's Day, an effort by civic groups to raise awareness of Korean society's unwed moms. Single-Parent Families. Single-parent families can be defined as families where a parent lives with dependent children, either alone or in a larger household, without a spouse or partner. There was a rapid and drastic increase in the number of single-parent families in the latter half of the twentieth century.

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- Kindle edition by Duncan, Simon, Simon Duncan University of Bradford; Rosalind Edwards South Bank University., Rosalind Edwards, Duncan, Simon, Edwards, Rosalind. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, Single mothers in an international context book or by: Single Mothers in an International Context is a timely and controversial study which compares and contrasts the relationship between single mothers and paid work in different welfare states, chosen.

The single mothers' own subjective perception of their roles as home-makers and bread-winners, the editors argue, plays an important part in the making of the mother-worker dilemma. What is lacking from this edition is more explicit guidance on how to integrate the four contextual levels in the understanding of single mothers' dilemma.

Read "Single Mothers In International Context Mothers Or Workers?" by available from Rakuten Kobo. Single mothers caring for dependent children are an important and increasing population in industrialized : Taylor And Francis.

In some, single mothers are seen primarily as mothers and few have paid work; in others, they are regarded as workers and most have paid work; and sometimes they are seen as an uneasy combination of the two with varying proportions taking up paid work.;Format: Paperback.

Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest percentage of single mothers worldwide, at 32%. U.S. among countries where single mothers have relatively low incomes WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Single mothers in an international context book finds that about one in eight women aged 18 to 60 worldwide -- 13% -- are unmarried and have children younger than 15 in their household.

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Excerpted from “Motherhood: Between Mammy and a Hard Place,” a chapter in the new book The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America More than 70 percent of black births happen outside marriage. The vast majority of single-parent families are families with a single mother.

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