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feminization of poverty education : the inequality of access and opportunity. by Mullan, Deirdre Sister.

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Published by The Author] in [S.l .
Written in English


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Thesis (D. Phil.) - University of Ulster, 1994.

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Paginationvii, 289p.
Number of Pages289
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Open LibraryOL21162532M

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  According to Goldberg and Kremen, it is possible to predict the feminization of poverty when three conditions are present: (1) insufficient efforts to reduce work place and wage inequities for women; (2) the absence or ineffectiveness of social welfare programs which can redress the cost, both economic and personal, of the dual role that women have assumed in industrialized societies; and (3) . The Feminization of Poverty: A Second Look: Author: Diana Pearce: Contributor: American Sociological Association. Meeting: Publisher: Institute for . Summary. One of the major consequences of the divorce revolution and the rapid growth of unmarried parenthood has been the increased feminization of poverty, particularly for women, with children, who do not repartner. The focus of attention around the world has been on child support, but there has also been a revival of attention given to spousal support, in some jurisdictions at : Patrick Parkinson.   This chapter begins with an overview of the book, which is a cross-national study of the feminization of poverty, or, the predominance of women among the poor. It asks whether this phenomenon, first identified in the United States, occurs in other rich countries.

Abstract This literature review is a compilation of the studies conducted by leading scholars on the topic of the feminization of poverty (FOP), specifically in Sub-Saharan Africa.   The term "feminization of poverty" was first used by Diana Pearce in following her observation of women among women in America. She observed . The Feminization of Poverty. The majority of the billion people living on 1 dollar a day or less are women. In addition, the gap between women and men caught in the cycle of poverty has. The ‘ feminization of poverty ’ was first noted by Diana Pearce in the late s, and since that time, various scholars have examined trends in men's and women's poverty rates—and the ratio between them—in order to explore how economic status may be affected by gender. The underlying causes for women's poverty vary across countries but generally fall into one of three main .

The coining of the term “feminization of poverty” is widely attributed to Diana Pearce (), who, on the basis of statistical analysis for the United States between the s and s, reported a trend towards increased concentration of income poverty among women, and especially among Afro‐American female‐headed by: 3. Feminization of Poverty Poverty is an issue that is faced by multitudes of people around the world. Poverty itself is defined as, “the state of being poor” (Merriam Webster). According to Sara S. McLanahan, of Princeton University, “In the United States, poverty is defined as not having enough. This book studies women's poverty over the life course, focusing on the economic condition of single mothers and single elderly women — while also considering partnered women and immigrants — in eight wealthy but diverse countries: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United : Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg. The first, termed “the sedimentation of global inequality,” relates to the fact that once poverty becomes entrenched in an area, it is typically very difficult to reverse. As mentioned above, poverty exists in a cycle where the consequences and causes are intertwined. The second consequence of poverty is its effect on physical and mental health.