The Origins of the Welfare State: Women, Work, and the French Revolution

The Origins of the Welfare State: Women, Work, and the French Revolution

by Lisa DiCaprio
     
 

Women workers and the revolutionary origins of the modern welfare state

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Women workers and the revolutionary origins of the modern welfare state

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252030215
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
07/09/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments....................vii
Introduction....................ix
1. Old Regime Charity and Revolutionary Welfare....................1
2. State-Sponsored Work for Women....................45
3. The Year II Transformations of Work, Welfare, and Citizenship....................93
4. The Dismantling of Centralized Welfare....................146
Epilogue: The Legacy of French Revolution Welfare....................195
Notes....................209
Index....................251
Illustrations follow page....................92

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