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Inventing the needy : gender and the politics of welfare in Hungary

Author: Lynne Allison Haney
Publisher: Berkeley University of California Press 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats

This text offers an analysis of welfare policies and practices in Hungary from 1948 to the last decade of the 20th century. With its focus on shifting inventions of the needy, it brings new insights  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Allison Haney
ISBN: 0520225716 9780520225718 0520231023 9780520231023
OCLC Number: 248036905
Description: XIII, 338 Seiten Diagramme
Contents: List of Tables Acknowledgments Introduction: Conceptualizing the Welfare State Part One: The Welfare Society, 1948--1968 Chapter 1: Socializing Need: The Restructuring of Social and Economic Institutions Chapter 2: Strategies of Integration: Collectivism and Individualism Part Two: The Maternalist Welfare State, 1968--1985 The Dynamics of Change: Hungarian Professionals Reform the Welfare Society Chapter 3: Maternalizing Need: Specialization and the Quality Control of Motherhood Chapter 4: Strategies of Expansion: Possibilities and Limitations Part Three: The Liberal Welfare State, 1985--1996 The Dynamics of Change: Professionalization and Globalization Chapter 5: Materializing Need: The Regulation of Poverty and the Stigmatization of the Poor Chapter 6: Strategies of Excavation: Inclusions and Exclusions Conclusion: Welfare Lessons from East to West Methodological Appendix: Historical Excavation in an Era of Censorship Notes References Index
Responsibility: Lynne Haney


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