Feminist Economics and Public Policy: Reflections on the Work and Impact of Ailsa McKay

Jim Campbell (Editor), Morag Gillespie

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Abstract

Feminist Economics and Public Policy presents a uniquely coherent analysis of key issues including gender mainstreaming, universal childcare provision and universal basic income security, in the context of today's challenging economic and political environments. It draws on international perspectives to look at the economic role of women, presenting readers with interrelated sections on gender budgeting and work and childcare, before concluding with a discussion on Citizens Basic Income and how it could contribute towards a more efficient, equitable social security system. The theoretical, empirical and practice based contributions assembled here present recommendations for more effective public policy, working towards a world in which women's diverse roles are recognized and fully accounted for. This book is a unique collection, which will be of great relevance to those studying gender and economics, as well as to researchers or policy makers.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbington
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages232
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9781315668550
ISBN (Print)9781138950863, 9781138950856
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2016

Publication series

NameRoutledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics
PublisherRoutledge

Keywords

  • gender economics
  • feminist movement
  • social welfare
  • austerity
  • Citizens Basic Income

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    Campbell, J. (Ed.), & Gillespie, M. (2016). Feminist Economics and Public Policy: Reflections on the Work and Impact of Ailsa McKay. (1st ed.) (Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics). Routledge . https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315668550