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Title Mothers of a new world : maternalist politics and the origins of welfare states / edited by Seth Koven & Sonya Michel.

Publication Info. New York : Routledge, 1993.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.83 M918M    Check Shelf
Description xi, 447 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The historical foundations of women's power in the creation of the American welfare State, 1830-1930 / Kathryn Kish Sklar -- Borderlands / Seth Koven -- Social mothers / Christoph Sachsse -- Woman's work and the early welfare state in Germany / Jean H. Quataert -- Depopulation and race suicide / Alisa Klaus -- Power of motherhood / Eileen Boris -- Catholicism, feminism, and the politics of the family during the late Third Republic / Susan Pedersen -- The limits of maternalism / Sonya Michel -- "My work came out of agony and grief" / Molly Ladd-Taylor -- Women in the British Labour Party and the construction of state welfare, 1906-1939 / Pat Thane -- A revolution in the family / Marilyn Lake -- Feminist strategies and gendered discourses in welfare states / Barbara Hobson.
Subject Maternal and infant welfare -- Government policy -- History.
Motherhood -- Government policy -- History.
Women social reformers -- History.
Welfare state -- History.
Feminism -- History.
Maternidad -- Política gubernamental -- Historia.
Reformadoras sociales -- Historia.
Asistencia pública -- Historia.
Feminism -- Historia.
Sociale politiek.
Feminism. (OCoLC)fst00922671
Maternal and infant welfare -- Government policy. (OCoLC)fst01011979
Motherhood -- Government policy. (OCoLC)fst01026912
Welfare state. (OCoLC)fst01173685
Women social reformers. (OCoLC)fst01178540
Indexed Term Social reform Role of Women History
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Koven, Seth, 1958-
Michel, Sonya, 1942-
Other Form: Online version: Mothers of a new world. New York : Routledge, 1993 (OCoLC)622862908
ISBN 0415903130 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780415903134 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0415903149 (paperback)
9780415903141 (paperback)
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