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Breadwinnners and Citizens: Gender in the Making of the French Social Model

Professor Laura Frader is the author of Breadwinnners and Citizens: Gender in the Making of the French Social Model (Duke University Press, 2008). Professor Frader’s work is a synthesis of labor history and gender history that brings to the fore failures in realizing the French social model of equality for all citizens. Challenging previous scholarship, she argues that the male breadwinner ideal was stronger in France in the interwar years than scholars have typically recognized, and that it had negative consequences for women’s claims to the full benefits of citizenship.

Published On: November 19, 2014 | Tags: ,
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