Regulating the Lives of Women : Social Welfare Policy from Colonial Times to the Present.
By: Abramovitz, Mimi.Material type: TextPublisher: Milton : Routledge, 2017Copyright date: ©2018Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (355 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781351855280.Subject(s): Poor women--United States--HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Regulating the Lives of Women : Social Welfare Policy from Colonial Times to the PresentDDC classification: 362.8/3/0973 Online resources: Click here to view book
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 A feminist perspective on the welfare state -- 2 The colonial family ethic: the development of families, the ideology of women's roles , and the labor of women -- 3 Women and the poor laws in colonial America -- 4 "A woman's place is in the home": the rise of the industrial family ethic -- 5 Women and nineteenth-century relief -- 6 Poor women and Progressivism: protective labor law and Mothers' Pensions -- 7 The Great Depression and the Social Security Act: the emergence of the modern welfare state -- 8 Old Age Insurance -- 9 Unemployment Insurance -- 10 Aid to Families with Dependent Children: single mothers in the twentieth century -- 11 Restoring the family ethic: the assault on women and the welfare state in the 1980s and 1990s -- Conclusion: dare to struggle, dare to win -- Index.
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