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Pitied but not entitled

single mothers and the history of welfare, 1890-1935

by Linda Gordon

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Published by Free Press, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Single mothers -- Services for -- United States -- History,
    • Aid to families with dependent children programs -- United States -- History,
    • Public welfare -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-419) and index.

      StatementLinda Gordon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV699 .G67 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 433 p. :
      Number of Pages433
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1094355M
      ISBN 100029124859
      LC Control Number94018800

      linda gordon, pitied but not entitled: single mothers and the history of welfare (!) (hereinafter pitied but not entitled]. 7. jill quadagno, the color of welfare: how racism undermined the w ar on poverty () (hereinafter color of welfare). 8. see. pitied but not entitled, supra. Pitied But Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare: Kathryn Kish Sklar Florence Kelley and the Nation's Work: The Rise of Women's Political Culture, Isabel V. Hull: Sexuality, State, and Civil Society in Germany, Honorable Mention Kathleen M. Brown.

      ) ( Footnotes Omitted) Book Reviews: Pitied But Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare. by Linda Gordon. Blacks and the History of Welfare - University of Dayton "Pitied but Not Entitled" is a vivid, enlightening exploration of the causes and consequences of unexamined assumptions. Mary Carroll Pitied but Not Entitled.   Download PDF Pitied but Not Entitled Single Mothers and the History of Welfare FULL FREE.

      Pitied but Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the Origins of Welfare Free Press, ; paperback, Harvard University Press, * Winner of the Berkshire Prize for best book in women's history * Winner of the Gustavus Myers Award for best book on human rights in North Amer. In Pitied But Not Entitled, Linda Gordon takes things one step further. "Let politicians and the press refer to Social Security, home mortgage deductions, schools and parks, garbage disposal, and corporate tax breaks as welfare," she writes.


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Pitied but not entitled: single mothers and the history of welfare, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. In this book, Gordon (Women's Body, Women's Right: The History of Birth Control in America, LJ 12/1/76) traces the development of the federal welfare system.

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With three-fourths of all poor families headed by women and /5. Pitied but Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare [Gordon, Linda] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pitied but Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of WelfareCited by: Pitied But Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare, Linda Perlman Gordon, Author Free Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

A scholarly but resonant analysis of ``the cultural meanings of the welfare system,'' probing the mistaken assumptions behind fundamental policies forged during the s. Beginning inwrites Gordon (History/Univ.

of Wisconsin), single mothers were portrayed as a symptom and cause of social decay; unlike today, however, the situation was seen as a temporary misfortune that usually befell. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Pitied but Not Entitled: This book omits many of the connections between the social work of the central characters and other social movements going on at the time (i.e., birth control, eugenics, health and sanitation reform), but such focus pays off, making the book somewhat relevant to /5.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Pitied but not entitled by Linda Gordon,Free Press, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International edition, in EnglishCited by: Pitied but Not Entitled, which combines historical analysis of poor single mothers with a history of the discursive construction of them, demonstrates the value of this pragmatic approach.

The book begins: In the last four decades the numbers of single mothers have increased so much that many incorrectly assume they represent a new phenomenon.

However, it was much easier to follow the chronological sequence of events in this book than it was in James McGovern’s And A Time For Hope. --Blclark26 August (UTC) KA Fall Gordon begins Pitied But Not Entitled, by noting in just a short "two generations the meaning of 'welfare' has reversed itself.

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Review of Linda Gordon, Pitied but not entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare, (New York: The Free Press, ). pp., $) By Ruth Crocker, Department of History, Auburn University. 7 October, H-NET BOOK REVIEW Published by [email protected] (June, ).

In Linda Gordon’s “Pitied but Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare,” we learn that these are not new arguments. Similar ones were made--and acted on--as early as the Author: BARBARA COTTMAN.

Pitied but Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare by Linda Gordon. Free Press, pp. $ She's poor, deceptive, and slovenly.

She neglects her children and spends taxpayers' money on drugs or booze. She's the enemy of the people, a social blight in an otherwise decent society, and she must be stopped. "History of how women have been shut out of entitlement programs and relegated to means-tested programs such as welfare: and how African American and Mexican American single mothers have been excluded from even these minimal benefits through race-based 'employable mother' rules.".

Get this from a library. Pitied but not entitled: single mothers and the history of welfare, [Linda Gordon] -- The author describes the thinking behind the inclusion of AFDC, Aid to Families with Dependent Children, in the Social Security Act of and.

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Mary Carroll. Customer Reviews. Average : $   Book Reviews: Pitied But Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare, By Linda Gordon. New York: Free Press,pp., $ (hardboundAuthor: Mimi Abramovitz. Book Review Welfare and the Problem of Black Citizenship Pitied But Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare.

By Linda Gordon.* New York: The Free Press, Pp. viii, $ The Color of Welfare: How Racism Undermined the War on Poverty. By Jill Quadagno.** New York: Oxford University Press, Pp. viii, $Cited by: Pitied but not entitled: single mothers and the history of welfare, [Linda Gordon] Frank F.

Furstenberg "New York Times Book Review" An important original contribution and one that offers provocative insights into the Read more User-contributed reviews. Dorothy E. Roberts excerpted from Welfare and the Problem of Black Citizenship, Yale Law Journal (April, ) ( Footnotes Omitted) Book Reviews: Pitied But Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare.

by Linda York: the Free Press, Microhistory at its best. Gordon (History/Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison) has long been a student of working-class and poor women, with a special interest in motherhood (Pitied But Not Entitled,traces the history of single mothers and welfare).

Here she takes on some new challenges—narrative, the history of Spanish-speaking Americans, New Western history. Dorothy E. Roberts, excerpted from Welfare and the Problem of Black Citizenship, Yale Law Journal(April, ) ( Footnotes Omitted) Book Reviews: Pitied But Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare.

by Linda York: the .