Neoconservatism in the United States and the institutionalized exclusion of Poor Women

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Neoconservatism in the United States and the institutionalized exclusion of Poor Women

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dc.contributor.author Figueira McDonough, Josefina
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-20T16:38:33Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-20T16:38:33Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.issn 1646-3749
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10437/1928
dc.description.abstract Public Assistance to the poor in the United States was always been reluctant and especially cruel to women. A society that from the outset prized Kantian principles of individual freedom over Rousseau’s notions of social contract and that was dominated by a puritanical morality saw poverty as self-made. If individuals had freedom of choice, bad outcomes were necessarily caused by bad choices. The poor had themselves to blame. pt
dc.format application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng pt
dc.publisher Edições Universitárias Lusófonas pt
dc.rights openAccess
dc.subject SOCIOLOGY pt
dc.subject GENDER STUDIES pt
dc.subject WOMEN pt
dc.title Neoconservatism in the United States and the institutionalized exclusion of Poor Women pt
dc.type article pt


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