Issues in Modern Sociological Theory
Second Paper - Due March 12, 1998
The paper is to be between five and ten double-spaced pages in
length. If you consult sources other than Folbre, make sure that
they are properly referenced. If all the references are to Folbre,
just make sure that you mention the page numbers for specific
references or quotes.
The topic is to write a paper on some part of the historical experiences
discussed in the last half of Folbre, Who Pays for the Kids?
or on a related topic from Canada. The paper should show how some
ideas from the feminist approach developed by Folbre (see p. 49
for a summary of this approach) can help explain and interpret
the historical experiences. Also critique the approach of Folbre
where you find it may be incomplete or inadequate.
As examples, the paper could:
Handed out on February 10, 1998. Last edited on February 9, 1998.
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