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Title Women, the family, and policy : a global perspective / edited by Esther Ngan-ling Chow and Catherine White Berheide.
Imprint Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, 1994.

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Series SUNY series in gender and society
SUNY series in gender and society.
Subject Women -- Government policy.
Family policy.
Women in development.
Alt Name Chow, Esther Ngan-ling, 1943-
Berheide, Catherine White.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 293 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585044562 (electronic bk.)
9780585044569 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42854858
Additional Format Print version: Women, the family, and policy. Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, 1994 0791417859 (DLC) 93000847 (OCoLC)27812735
Table of Contents
 Introduction: Studying Women, Families, and Policies Globally / Esther Ngan-ling Chow, Catherine White Berheide1
Ch. 1Women, Families, and Public Policy in Sweden / Joan Acker33
Ch. 2Repudiation versus Divorce: Responses to State Policy in Tunisia / Mounira Charrad51
Ch. 3The Impact of the One-Child Policy on Women and the Patriarchal Family in the People's Republic of China / Esther Ngan-ling Chow, Kevin Chen71
Ch. 4Working without Wages in Australian Welfare / Cora Vellekoop Baldock99
Ch. 5Women's Work, Wealth, and Family Survival Strategy: The Impact of Guatemala's ALCOSA Agribusiness Project / Rae Lesser Blumberg117
Ch. 6Controlling Less Land, Producing Less Food: The Fate of Female-Headed Households in Malawi / Catherine White Berheide, Marcia Texler Segal145
Ch. 7The Urban Street Food Trade: Regional Variations of Women's Involvement / Irene Tinker163
Ch. 8Women, Political Activism, and the Struggle for Housing: The Case of Costa Rica / Montserrat Sagot189
Ch. 9Fertility, Selective Recruitment, and the Maquila Labor Force / Susan Tiano209
Ch. 10Childcare Arrangements of Employed Mothers in Taiwan / Chin-Chun Yi235
Ch. 11Perpetuating Gender Inequality: The Role of Families, Economies, and States / Catherine White Berheide, Esther Ngan-ling Chow257
 About the Contributors277

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