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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
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Subjects:

  • Family & relationships,
  • Gender studies,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Work & labour,
  • Employment,
  • Great Britain,
  • Single mothers,
  • Unmarried mothers,
  • Working mothers,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10553616M
ISBN 100333644522
ISBN 109780333644522

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  Lone Mothers, Paid Work and Gendered Moral Rationalitie by Simon Duncan, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). Request PDF | On Jul 1, , Kim Perren and others published Lone Mothers, Paid Work and Gendered Moral Rationalities | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.   Lone Mothers, Paid Work and Gendered Moral Rationalities por Simon Duncan, , disponible en Book Depository con envío gratis.4/5(1). Buy Lone Mothers, Paid Work and Gendered Moral Rationalitie by Duncan, S., Edwards, R. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: S. Duncan.

In contrast, those groups of lone mothers who are likely to support them selves through paid work—such as Black lone mothers—are more likely to hold gendered moral rationalities that deviate from mainstream social norms. We also show that issues of patriarchy and ethnicity are primary in relation to those of class in these rationalities. Lone Mothers, Paid Work and Gendered Moral Rationalitie von Simon Duncan, Rosalind Edwards (ISBN ) bestellen. Schnelle Lieferung, auch auf Rechnung - The previous chapter showed that whether or not the interviewed lone mothers decided to try for paid work was, for them, first and foremost a social and moral choice. This choice, in turn, reflected socially negotiated and socially patterned ‘gendered moral rationalities’ about what constituted ‘good’ mothering and how this might be Cited by: 2.   As pointed out earlier, lone mothers—in common with other women in their social groups and networks—can hold particular understandings about their identity both as mothers and as lone mothers. These understandings about the identity and responsibilities of mothers can be termed ‘gendered moral rationalities’.

Downloadable (with restrictions)! In this article we examine the inadequacies of the rational economic man approach for understanding individual economic decision-making, and we suggest an alternative concept which we call ''gendered moral rationalities.'' We carry out this critique in the context of research on lone motherhood and paid work. Lone Mothers, Paid Work and Gendered Moral Rationalities Simon Duncan Reader in Comparative Social Policy Applied Social Studies University of Bradford West Yorkshire and Rosalind Edwards Reader in Social Policy Social Sciences Research Centre South Bank University London First published in . In this article we examine the inadequacies of the rational economic man approach for understanding individual economic decision-making, and we suggest an alternative concept which we call ''gendered moral rationalities.'' We carry out this critique in the context of research on lone motherhood and paid work. This is an important social and political issue where analyses commonly use the. provide case studies of four lone mothers, elaborating the rationalities underpinning their quite different approaches to the relationship between motherhood and paid work, within the one national context of the British welfare state regime. These rationalities are variable, gendered and moral.