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Market, State and Feminism: The Economics of Feminist Policy

Market, State and Feminism: The Economics of Feminist Policy (Hardback)

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Market, State and Feminism offers an inter-disciplinary critique of the `free market backlash' - the belief that free market economics can improve the position, status and well-being of women. The authors argue that, far from being restrictive and intrusive, state action can enhance the individual's ability to make responsible choices.



This book questions the philosophical basis of free market feminism, challenging its masculine assumptions about rationality and individualism. The authors critically examine the theoretical validity of dichotomising the market versus the state and draw attention to the richness of the interdependence between markets and state institutions. Empirical and case study material is drawn from the UK, the European Union and the United States and illuminates the issues of equal employment opportunities and pay, girls' education performance, business attitudes to women, lobbying by women's groups and equal opportunities legislation.

BusinessEconomicsPolitical economyHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentCentral governmentCentral government policiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesFeminism & feminist theoryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesSocial discrimination Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 26/10/2000 ISBN-13: 9781858982311  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Graham Dawson, Visiting Fellow, Max Beloff Centre for the Study of Liberty, The University of Buckingham, UK and Sue Hatt, University of the West of England, UK with Linda Watson-Brown, formerly of University of Edinburgh, UK, Arthur Baxter, formerly of the University of the West of England, UK and Nancy Bertaux, Xavier University, US

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