Social Policies in Contemporary Latin America: Families and Poverty in the Social Protection Systems

Article, Other literature type OPEN
Cristina González (2015)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Social Sciences, volume 4, issue 1 2, pages 1-14 (issn: 2076-0760)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/socsci4010134
  • Subject: H | social policies; social protection; family; familialism; poverty; women | social protection | familialism | social policies | Social Sciences | poverty | family | women
    • jel: jel:N | jel:P | jel:Z00 | jel:Y80 | jel:B | jel:A

This article examines the impact of social policies on the living conditions of poor families—particularly women—in Latin America from the late 1980s to the present. It identifies three distinct trends of familialism in the region’s social protection systems. The first ... View more
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