Commentary | Open Access
Religion, Gender, and Social Welfare: Considerations Regarding Inclusion
Abstract: There is increased interest in faith-based social service provision in recent years, both in the United States and across Europe. While faith-based organizations provide welcome and needed services, there are several potential problems of social inclusion which involve gender, including decreased availability of social services when faith-based organizations are expected to compensate for cuts in government spending, potential for religious discrimination in employment, and potential for religious discrimination against recipients.
Keywords: gender; inclusion; religion; social welfare
Issue: Vol 7, No 2 (2019): Exhausted Women—Exhausted Welfare: Understanding Religion, Gender and Welfare in Social Inclusion
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