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Under attack, fighting back : women and welfare in the United States

Author: Mimi Abramovitz
Publisher: New York : Monthly Review Press, ©1996.
Series: Cornerstone books (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work describes the assault on impoverished single mothers in the name of "ending welfare dependency". It outlines the history of the AFDC, starting with the 1935 Social Security Act, and shows  Read more...

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Abramovitz, Mimi.
Under attack, fighting back.
New York : Monthly Review Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)590599472
Online version:
Abramovitz, Mimi.
Under attack, fighting back.
New York : Monthly Review Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)604055634
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mimi Abramovitz
ISBN: 0853459630 9780853459637 0853459622 9780853459620
OCLC Number: 32855344
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Under attack : women and welfare reform today --
A program just for single mothers --
The gendered welfare state --
Fighting back : from the legislature to the academy to the streets.
Series Title: Cornerstone books (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Mimi Abramovitz.
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