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Widows and orphans first : the family economy and social welfare policy, 1880-1939 / S.J. Kleinberg.

Author/Creator:
Kleinberg, S. J.
Publication:
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 230 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Women in American history
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Subjects:
Family services -- United States -- History.
Family policy -- United States -- History.
Widows -- Services for -- United States -- History.
Orphans -- Services for -- United States -- History.
Contents:
Widows : a demographic and economic overview
Widows' children and the cult of true childhood
The transition from charity to widows' pensions
The implementation of widows' pensions
Widows and orphans first? the New Deal and its legacy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-217) and index.
ISBN:
0252030206 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
58919988
Publisher Number:
9780252030208