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Women, the state, and welfare / [electronic resource] edited by Linda Gordon.

Contributor(s): Gordon, Linda.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c1990Description: xii, 311 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0299126609; 9780299126605; 0299126641 (pbk.); 9780299126643 (pbk.).Subject(s): Public welfare -- United States -- History | Poor women -- United States -- History | United States -- Social policy | Feminism -- United States | Women in politics -- United States | Mujeres pobres -- EE.UU. -- Historia | Feminismo -- EE.UU | Mujeres en la política -- EE.UU | Aide sociale -- États-Unis -- Histoire | Femmes pauvres -- États-Unis -- Histoire | Féminisme -- États-Unis | Femmes en politique -- États-Unis | EE.UU. -- Política social -- Historia | États-Unis -- Politique sociale -- Histoire | Women Welfare services History | United States | Vrouwen | Verzorgingsstaat | Armoede | Sociale politiekDDC classification: 362.83/0973 Other classification: 71.80 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library Also issued online.
Contents:
The new feminist scholarship on the welfare state / Linda Gordon -- The gender basis of American social policy / Virginia Sapiro -- The domestication of politics : women and American political society, 1780-1920 / Paula Baker -- The lady and the tramp : gender, race, and the origins of the American welfare state / Gwendolyn Mink -- The origins of the two-channel welfare state : workmen's compensation and mothers' aid / Barbara J. Nelson -- Representations of gender : policies to "protect" women workers and infants in France and the United States before 1914 / Jane Jenson -- Family violence, feminism, and social control / Linda Gordon -- Struggle over needs : outline of a socialist-feminist critical theory of late-capitalist political culture / Nancy Fraser.
The dialectic of rights and politics: perspectives from the women's movement / Elizabeth M. Schneider -- Ideology and the state : women, power, and the welfare state / Frances Fox Piven -- Welfare is not for women : why the war on poverty cannot conquer the feminization of poverty / Diana Pearce -- Black women and AFDC : making entitlement out of necessity / Teresa L. Amott.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The new feminist scholarship on the welfare state / Linda Gordon -- The gender basis of American social policy / Virginia Sapiro -- The domestication of politics : women and American political society, 1780-1920 / Paula Baker -- The lady and the tramp : gender, race, and the origins of the American welfare state / Gwendolyn Mink -- The origins of the two-channel welfare state : workmen's compensation and mothers' aid / Barbara J. Nelson -- Representations of gender : policies to "protect" women workers and infants in France and the United States before 1914 / Jane Jenson -- Family violence, feminism, and social control / Linda Gordon -- Struggle over needs : outline of a socialist-feminist critical theory of late-capitalist political culture / Nancy Fraser.

The dialectic of rights and politics: perspectives from the women's movement / Elizabeth M. Schneider -- Ideology and the state : women, power, and the welfare state / Frances Fox Piven -- Welfare is not for women : why the war on poverty cannot conquer the feminization of poverty / Diana Pearce -- Black women and AFDC : making entitlement out of necessity / Teresa L. Amott.

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