The Segregated Origins of Social Security: African Americans and the Welfare State / Edition 1

The Segregated Origins of Social Security: African Americans and the Welfare State / Edition 1

by Mary Poole
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0807856886

ISBN-13: 9780807856888

Pub. Date: 05/29/2006

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

Segregated Origins of Social Security: African Americans and the Welfare State

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Segregated Origins of Social Security: African Americans and the Welfare State

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ISBN-13:
9780807856888
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
05/29/2006
Edition description:
1
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
So Now Mr. President, We Are Looking for Something: African Americans, the Social Security Act, and the Great Depression     12
The Not-So-Solid South: Southern Democrats in Congress     28
Colorblind Public Policy: The Staff of the Committee on Economic Security     61
Shaky Ground: Black and Interracial Organizations     97
Gender and the White United Front: The Women of the Federal Children's Bureau     140
Conclusion: Those Old Discriminatory Practices     174
Notes     189
Bibliography     233
Index     251

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