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Title Mothers of a new world : maternalist politics and the origins of welfare states / edited by Seth Koven & Sonya Michel.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 1993.

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 Moore Stacks  HV697 .M68 1993    Available  ---
Description xi, 447 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The historical foundations of women's power in the creation of the American welfare State, 1830-1930 / Kathryn Kish Sklar -- Borderlands / Seth Koven -- Social mothers / Christoph Sachsse -- Woman's work and the early welfare state in Germany / Jean H. Quataert -- Depopulation and race suicide / Alisa Klaus -- Power of motherhood / Eileen Boris -- Catholicism, feminism, and the politics of the family during the late Third Republic / Susan Pedersen -- The limits of maternalism / Sonya Michel -- "My work came out of agony and grief" / Molly Ladd-Taylor -- Women in the British Labour Party and the contruction of sState welfare, 1906-1939 / Pat Thane -- A revolution in the family / Marilyn Lake -- Feminist strategies and gendered discourses in welfare states / Barbara Hobson.
Subject Maternal and infant welfare -- Government policy -- History.
Motherhood -- Government policy -- History.
Women social reformers -- History.
Welfare state -- History.
Feminism -- History.
Indexed Term Social reform Role of Women History
Added Author Koven, Seth, 1958-
Michel, Sonya, 1942-
ISBN 0415903130 (cloth : acid-free paper) : $49.95
0415903149 (pbk.) : $16.95