Women and Poverty: Psychology, Public Policy, and Social Justice

Women and Poverty: Psychology, Public Policy, and Social Justice

Editor(s): Heather E. Bullock

Published Online: 20 SEP 2013 08:51PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405183512

Online ISBN: 9781118378748

DOI: 10.1002/9781118378748

About this Book

Women and Poverty analyzes the social and structural factors that contribute to, and legitimize, class inequity and women's poverty. In doing so, the book provides a unique documentation of women's experiences of poverty and classism at the individual and interpersonal levels. 

  • Provides readers with a critical analysis of the social and structural factors that contribute to women's poverty
  • Uses a multidisciplinary approach to bring together new research and theory from social psychology, policy studies, and critical and feminist scholarship
  • Documents women's experiences of poverty and classism at the interpersonal and institutional levels
  • Discusses policy analysis for reducing poverty and social inequality

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