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Taxing choices : the intersection of class, gender, parenthood, and the law

Author: Rebecca Johnson
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press, ©2002.
Series: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This fascinating analysis of the controversial Symes case of the 1990s examines how class and gender interests clashed over the tax treatment of childcare, and reveals how frequently the rhetoric of choice, responsibility, and selfishness is invoked in response to women's attempts to place issues of childcare on the public agenda.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Johnson, Rebecca.
Taxing Choices.
Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Johnson
ISBN: 9780774850346 0774850345 1283330520 9781283330527
OCLC Number: 80218821
Awards: Winner of Harold Adams Innis Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Science 2004 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 239 pages).
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction: The Intersection of Power and Wound""; ""Part 1 Prelude""; ""1 Theoretical Foundations""; ""2 Childcare Politics in Canada""; ""3 Legal Manoeuvring and the Development of Litigation Strategies""; ""Part 2 “The Play�s the Thing�""; ""4 Strategy and Practice: The Play�s the Thing""; ""Part 3 Sorting Out the Aftermath""; ""5 The Limits of Judicial Power: The Court as Constrained""; ""6 Power, Constraint, and the Rhetoric of Choice""; ""7 Multiple Solitudes: Intersectionality in the Nonexpert Public Response"" ""8 Class and Gender on the Terrain of Need: Intersectionality in Expert Public Response""""9 Lessons to Be Learned and a Case to Be Remade""; ""Appendix A Selected Statutory Provisions""; ""Appendix B Selections from the Dissent in""; ""Symes v. Canada""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Series Title: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Responsibility: Rebecca Johnson.
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