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Women build the welfare state [electronic resource] : performing charity and creating rights in Argentina, 1880-1955 / Donna J. Guy.

Author/Creator:
Guy, Donna J.
Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2009.
Series:
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (266 p.)
Subjects:
Women in charitable work -- Argentina.
Women philanthropists -- Argentina.
Feminists -- Argentina.
Welfare state -- Argentina.
Women -- Political activity -- Argentina.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
An historical account of the significant roles of feminists and female philanthropists in the emergence of the Argentine welfare state between 1880 and 1955.
Contents:
Introduction
Female philanthropy and feminism before the welfare state: family law, and the politics of names
Benevolence and female volunteerism
Performing child welfare : philanthropy and feminism from the damas to Eva Perón
Juvenile delinquency, patriarchy, and female philanthropy
The depression and the rise of the welfare state
At the crossroads of change : Peronism, the welfare state, and the decline of non-Peronist female authority.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9786613022943
0-8223-4330-4
1-283-02294-X
OCLC:
404091913
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