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Glass ceilings and bottomless pits : women's work, women's poverty

Author: Randy Pearl Albelda; Chris Tilly
Publisher: Boston, MA : South End Press, ©1997.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Albelda, Randy Pearl.
Glass ceilings and bottomless pits.
Boston, MA : South End Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)605023572
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Pearl Albelda; Chris Tilly
ISBN: 089608566X 9780896085664 0896085651 9780896085657
OCLC Number: 36949714
Description: xv, 221 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Women, income, and poverty: there's a family connection --
Who's poor?: patterns of poverty --
All in the family: family types and their incomes --
The glass ceiling and the sticky floor: obstacles to women in the workforce --
Bottomless pits: why single mothers fare worst --
What's wrong with current poverty policies? --
Lean, mean, and ineffective: why 1990s-style welfare reform won't work --
Creating real welfare reform --
It's not just welfare: policies as if families really mattered --
The power to win women's economic equality --
Appendix A: More detailed definitions of family types and income categories --
Appendix B: Women and welfare: popular conceptions vs. facts / Dorothy K. Seavey --
Appendix C: Resources.
Responsibility: by Randy Albelda and Chris Tilly ; with an appendix by Dorothy K. Seavey.

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