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Title Poor women in rich countries [electronic resource] : the feminization of poverty over the life course / edited by Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.

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Series Oxford scholarship online. Social Work module.
Subject Poor women -- Developed countries -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women heads of households -- Developed countries -- Cross-cultural studies.
Poverty -- Developed countries -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Cross-cultural studies.
Alt Name Goldberg, Gertrude S.
Ohio Library and Information Network.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 340 p.) : ill.
Contents Revisiting the feminization of poverty in cross-national perspective / Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg -- Sweden : the feminization of poverty? / Diane Sainsbury and Ann Morissens -- Feminization of poverty in France : a latent issue / Claude Martin -- Germany : poverty as a risk for women deviating from the male breadwinner norm / Ute Klammer -- The United Kingdom : the feminization of poverty? / Jane Millar -- Women's poverty in Canada : cross-currents in an ebbing tide / Patricia Evans -- The Italian case / Enrica Morlicchio and Elena Spinelli -- Feminization of poverty in Japan : a special case? / Kimiko Kimoto and Kumiko Hagiwara -- Feminization of poverty in the United States : any surprises? / Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg -- Summary, synthesis, and conclusions, part 1 : the poverty of lone women, their diversity, and income sources / Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg -- Summary, synthesis, and conclusions, part 2 : government policies for lone women / Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This wide-ranging collection focuses on the economic condition of single mothers and single elderly women in eight wealthy but diverse countries: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Note Description based on print version record.
ISBN 9780199718207 (electronic bk.)
0199718202 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 558991465
Additional Format Print version: Poor women in rich countries. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780195314304 (DLC) 2009014124 (OCoLC)318243392.