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Title Women, the state, and welfare / edited by Linda Gordon.

Publication Info. Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, [1990]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.83 W872W    Check Shelf
Description xii, 311 pages ; 24 cm
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Public welfare -- United States -- History.
Poor women -- United States -- History.
Feminism -- United States.
Women -- Political activity -- United States.
United States -- Social policy -- History.
Added Author Gordon, Linda.
ISBN 0299126609
0299126641 paperback
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