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The Resource Pitied but not entitled : single mothers and the history of welfare, 1890-1935, Linda Gordon

Pitied but not entitled : single mothers and the history of welfare, 1890-1935, Linda Gordon

Label
Pitied but not entitled : single mothers and the history of welfare, 1890-1935
Title
Pitied but not entitled
Title remainder
single mothers and the history of welfare, 1890-1935
Statement of responsibility
Linda Gordon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author describes the thinking behind the inclusion of AFDC, Aid to Families with Dependent Children, in the Social Security Act of 1935 and the changes that have happened since its creation as well as those that still need to be made
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon, Linda
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV699
LC item number
.G67 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single mothers
  • Aid to families with dependent children programs
  • Public welfare
Label
Pitied but not entitled : single mothers and the history of welfare, 1890-1935, Linda Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is welfare? -- Single mothers: the facts and the social problem -- State caretakers: maternalism, mothers' pensions, and the family wage -- "Pity is a rebel passion": the social work perspective -- "Don't wait for deliverers": Black women's welfare thought -- Prevention before charity: social insurance and the sexual division of labor -- The Depression crisis and relief politics -- New Deal social movements and popular pressure for welfare -- The legislative process: reformers face politics -- Welfare and citizenship
Control code
30399685
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 433 pages
Isbn
9780029124857
Lccn
94018800
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1614044
Label
Pitied but not entitled : single mothers and the history of welfare, 1890-1935, Linda Gordon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is welfare? -- Single mothers: the facts and the social problem -- State caretakers: maternalism, mothers' pensions, and the family wage -- "Pity is a rebel passion": the social work perspective -- "Don't wait for deliverers": Black women's welfare thought -- Prevention before charity: social insurance and the sexual division of labor -- The Depression crisis and relief politics -- New Deal social movements and popular pressure for welfare -- The legislative process: reformers face politics -- Welfare and citizenship
Control code
30399685
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 433 pages
Isbn
9780029124857
Lccn
94018800
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1614044

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