The Wages of Motherhood: Inequality in the Welfare State, 1917-1942 / Edition 1

The Wages of Motherhood: Inequality in the Welfare State, 1917-1942 / Edition 1

by Gwendolyn Mink
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0801495342

ISBN-13: 9780801495342

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Cornell University Press

Entering the vigorous debate about the nature of the American welfare state, The Wages of Motherhood illuminates ways in which a "maternalist" social policy emerged from the crucible of gender and racial politics between the world wars. Gwendolyn Mink here examines the cultural dynamics of maternalist social policy, which have often been overlooked by institutional

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Entering the vigorous debate about the nature of the American welfare state, The Wages of Motherhood illuminates ways in which a "maternalist" social policy emerged from the crucible of gender and racial politics between the world wars. Gwendolyn Mink here examines the cultural dynamics of maternalist social policy, which have often been overlooked by institutional and class analyses of the welfare state.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801495342
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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