Single Motherhood and Poverty

The Case of the Netherlands

Annelou Ypeij

Single Motherhood and Poverty
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Annelou Ypeij

Distributed for Amsterdam University Press

With a Foreword by Sylvia Chant
223 pages | 6 2/3 x 9 1/2 | © 2009
Paper $43.95 ISBN: 9789052603254 Published January 2009 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada

Foreword by Sylvia Chant

1. Introduction
2. Single motherhood and poverty in a theoretical perspective
3. Making ends meet: constructing daily life
4. Fathers, boyfriends and ex-husbands
5. Motherhood, neatness and poverty
6. Being on benefits and dependent on the state
7. Networks that support and stigmatize (with Gerdien Steenbeek)
8. Migrant women and the state
9. Discussion and conclusions


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