Pitied But Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare, 1890-1935 by Linda Gordon

Pitied But Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare, 1890-1935

Linda Gordon

nonfiction feminism history informative medium-paced

433 pages | first published 1994

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When Americans denounce "welfare", most are thinking of the program of aid for single mothers and their children--the only program of the Social Security Act to become stigmatized. Gordon uncovers the tangled roots of competing visions of welfare ...
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