J. Pulkingham, S. Fuller and P. Kershaw
Critical Social Policy, vol. 30, 2010, p. 267-291
Welfare-to-work policies have become a central priority for governments in Canada, the US, the UK, Australia and Scandinavia. In this phase of neo-liberal governance, primary emphasis is placed on engagement in the market, self-sufficiency and individual responsibility. This paper examines the implications for impoverished lone mothers of the shift to active citizenship in contemporary liberal welfare regimes where governments have adopted an 'earner strategy', treating women primarily as potential employees and only secondarily as carers, using British Columbia as a case study.
R. McKinnon (editor)
International Social Security Review, Vol.63, nos.1/2, 2010, p.1-108
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