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Race, ethnicity and welfare states : an American dilemma?

Author: Pauli Kettunen; Sonya Michel; Klaus Petersen
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2015]
Series: Globalization and welfare.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this interdisciplinary volume, leading and emerging scholars examine the relationship between homogeneity and welfare state development. It will also be of interest to policy makers and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Gunnar Myrdal
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pauli Kettunen; Sonya Michel; Klaus Petersen
ISBN: 9781784715373 1784715379
OCLC Number: 911387108
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 261 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Contents:Introduction: An American Dilemma? Pauli Kettunen, Sonya Michel, and Klaus Petersen PART I MYRDAL IN HIS TIME1. Swedish Roots to Gunnar Myrdal's An American Dilemma (1944) Maribel Morey2. Gunnar Myrdal's New Deal Alice O'ConnorPART II DIVERSITY IN THE MAKING OF WELFARE STATES3. America's Segregated State: How the Federal Government Shaped America's Racial and Welfare Orders Desmond King4. The US Welfare State's Punishment of Black Women's Childbearing and Care Giving Dorothy Roberts5. Immigration and the Nordic Welfare State: A Tense Companionship Grete BrochmannPART III EUROPE'S CURRENT DILEMMA6. Collective Threats and Individual Rights: Political Debates on Marriage Migration to Finland Saara Pellander 7. An American Dilemma in Europe? Welfare Reform and Immigration Romana Careja, Patrick Emmenegger and Jon Kvist8. Ethnic Diversity and Popular Attitudes Towards the Nordic Welfare State Helena Blomberg-Kroll9. Discourses on Muslims and Welfare Across the Atlantic. Abdulkader H. Sinno, Eren Tatari, Scott Williamson, Antje Schwennicke and Hicham Bou NassifPART IV THE AMERICAN DILEMMA GOES GLOBAL10. Permanent and Transitional Guest Workers: Variations of Partial Citizenship among Migrant Filipina Domestic Workers in the Diaspora Rhacel Salazar Parrenas11. The Transnational Social Question: Cross-Border Social Protection and Social InequalitiesThomas FaistIndex
Series Title: Globalization and welfare.
Responsibility: edited by Pauli Kettunen, Sonya Michel, Klaus Petersen.


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