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Welfare : a documentary history of U.S. policy and politics

Author: Gwendolyn Mink; Rickie Solinger
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2003.
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A documentary history of welfare policy in the U.S.

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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gwendolyn Mink; Rickie Solinger
ISBN: 0814756549 9780814756546 0814756530 9780814756539
OCLC Number: 52159966
Description: xxiii, 817 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Frances Fox Piven --
pt. I. 1900-1940 --
1. Public Relief and Private Charity (1884) / Josephine Shaw Lowell --
2. First National Congress of Mothers: Programme (1897) --
3. First National Congress of Mothers: Address of Welcome (1897) / Theodore W. Birney --
4. First International Congress in America on the Welfare of the Child: Address to the Delegates (1908) / Theodore Roosevelt --
5. Conference on the Care of Dependent Children: Call for the Conference (1908) / Theodore Roosevelt --
6. Conference on the Care of Dependent Children: Special Message to the Senate and House of Representatives (1909) / Theodore Roosevelt --
7. Illinois "Funds to Parents Act" (1911) --
8. Massachusetts Commission on the Support of Dependent Minor Children of Widowed Mothers: Report (1913) --
9. Modern Industry in Relation to the Family, Health, Education, Morality (1914) / Florence Kelley --
10. Mothers Can Be Trusted (1915) / Lillian D. Wald --
11. Case for Widows' Pensions (1915) / Hannah B. Einstein --
12. Conference on Social Insurance: Remarks (1916) / Florence Kelley --
13. Conference on Social Insurance: Remarks (1916) / Edith Abbott --
14. Conference on Social Insurance: Remarks (1916) / Sherman C. Kingsley --
15. Aid to Mothers with Dependent Children (1921) / Emma O. Lundberg --
16. Conference on Mothers' Pensions: Proceedings (1922) --
17. Come, Let Us Reason Together (1924) / Evalyn T. Cavin --
18. Need for Security (1935) / Committee on Economic Security --
19. Message to Congress on Social Security (January 17, 1935) / Franklin Roosevelt --
20. Hearings on the Economic Security Act of 1935 / Grace Abbott --
21. Hearings on the Economic Security Act of 1935 / George E. Haynes --
22. Social Security Act of 1935: Title IV --
Grants to States for Aid to Dependent Children (1935) --
23. Social Security Program Must Include All Those Who Need Its Protection: Radio Address on the Third Anniversary of the Social Security Act (August 15, 1938) / Franklin Roosevelt --
24. Statement on Signing Some Amendments to the Social Security Act (August 11, 1939) / Franklin Roosevelt --
25. Social Security Act Amendments of 1939: Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Benefit Payments (1939) --
26. Louisiana Mothers' Pension Statute (1939) --
27. Santa Cruz Child-Welfare Cases (1940) --
pt. II. 1940s --
28. White House Conference on Children in a Democracy: Final Report (1940) --
29. Newport News Administers Cash Payments (1940) --
30. Flag Salutes and Food (1940) --
31. Families Receiving Aid to Dependent Children (1942) / Bureau of Public Assistance --
32. Impact of the War on the Public Assistance Programs (1943) / Jane M. Hoey --
33. Work and Welfare of Children of Agricultural Laborers in Hidalgo County, Texas (1943) / Amber Arthun Warburton, Helen Wood and Marian M. Crane --
34. Social Action on Settlement Laws (1944) / Myron Falk --
35. Common Human Needs: An Interpretation for Staff in Public Assistance Agencies (1945) / Charlotte Towle --
36. Employed Mothers of Children in the A.D.C. Program: Cook County Bureau of Public Welfare (1945) / Ruth A. Kasman --
37. Horsefeathers Swathed in Mink (1947) / A.J. Liebling --
38. Okies (1947) --
39. Public Assistance: A Report to the Select Committee on Finance (1948) / Advisory Council on Social Security --
40. Hearings on the Social Security Act Amendments of 1949 / Edgar G. Brown --
41. Public Assistance as a Social Obligation (1949) / A. Delafield Smith --
pt. III. 1950s --
42. Fraud and Waste in Public Welfare Programs: Debate in Congress (1951) --
43. Appraisal of What the Critics Are Saying about Public Assistance (1952) --
44. Future Citizens All (1952) / Gordon W. Blackwell and Raymond Gould --
45. Cleveland Sends 9 Negroes South (1956) --
46. Social Work Syndrome (1966) / Gilbert Y. Steiner --
47. California v. Tressie Neal Shirley: Opinions (1961) --
48. Illegitimacy and Its Impact on the Aid to Dependent Children Program (1960) / Bureau of Public Assistance --
49. American Dependency Challenge (1963) / M. Elaine Burgess and Daniel O. Price --
pt. IV. 1960s --
50. Facts, Fallacies and Future: A Study of the ADC Program of Cook County, Illinois (1960) / Greenleigh Associates --
51. Letter to State Agencies Administering Approved Public Assistance Plans (1961) / Bureau of Public Assistance --
52. Newburgh Story (1961) / Thom Blair --
53. Special Message to Congress on Public Welfare Programs (February 1, 1962) / John Fitzgerald Kennedy --
54. Washington, D.C., Welfare Studies (1962) --
55. Message to Congress on the Economic Opportunity Act (1964) / Lyndon B. Johnson --
56. Negro Family: The Case for National Action (1965) / Daniel Patrick Moynihan --
57. Individual Rights and Social Welfare: The Emerging Legal Issues (1965) / Charles A. Reich --
58. Weight of the Poor: A Strategy to End Poverty (1966) / Richard A. Cloward and Frances Fox Piven --
59. Woman Battles Sterlization Ruling (1966) / Harry Trimborn --
60. Recipients Aroused: The New Welfare Rights Movements (1967) / Joseph E. Paull --
61. Anti-NWRO Letters to Senator Russell Long (1967) --
62. United Neighborhood Houses' Antipoverty Hearings (1967) --
63. Hearings on Consumer Problems of the Poor (1967) / Janie Boyd --
64. Time to Listen ... a Time to Act: Voices from the Ghettos of the Nation's Cities (1967) / U.S. Commission on Civil Rights --
65. Governor's Conference on Public Welfare (1967) --
66. Hearings on the War on Poverty (1967) --
67. 47 More Negroes Held in Carolina (1968) / James T. Wooten --
68. King v. Smith (1968) --
69. Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (1968) --
70. Hearing before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (1968) --
71. Welfare Is Not a Right: Two Affirmations (1967, 1969) --
72. Maximum Feasible Participation (1967, 1969) --
73. Call-and-Response (1969) / Jesse Jackson --
74. Guerrilla Theater (1969) --
75. Welfare Reform: Shared Responsibility (August 8, 1969) / Richard M. Nixon --
76. Proposals for a Guaranteed Adequate Income (1969) / National Welfare Rights Organization --
77. Thompson v. Shapiro (1969) --
78. Goldberg v. Kelly (1970) --
79. Gallup Polls on Americans' Attitudes about Welfare (1961-1969) / George M. Gallup --
pt. V. 1970s --
80. Dandridge v. Williams (1970) --
81. When You Just Give Money to the Poor (1970) / Fred J. Cook --
82. Hearings on the Family Assistance Act of 1970 --
83. Statement on Welfare Reform (1970) / AFL-CIO Executive Council --
84. Welfare Rights Activism in the Early 1970s (1971-1973) --
85. Wyman v. James (1971) --
86. Welfare Myths vs. Facts (1971) --
87. Welfare Mess: A Scandal of Illegitimacy and Desertion (1971) / Russell B. Long --
88. Welfare Is a Women's Issue (1972) / Johnnie Tillmon --
89. H.R. 1 and the Poverty of Women (1972) / National Organization for Women --
90. Hearings on Problems in Administration of Public Welfare Programs (1972) / Jeanette Wimbley --
91. State's Abortion Law Helps Reduce Welfare Costs (1972) --
92. Jefferson v. Hackney (1972) --
93. State of the Union Message on Human Resources (March 1, 1973) / Richard M. Nixon --
94. Hearings on Health Care and Human Experimentation (1973) --
95. Hearings on Health Care and Human Experimentation (1973) / Niel Ruth Cox --
96. Hearing on Child Support and the Work Bonus (1973) / Martha S. Greenwalt --
97. New Jersey Welfare Rights Organization v. Cahill (1973) --
98. Hearings on the Impact of Federal Policies (1973) --
99. Funding Sterilization and Abortion for the Poor (1975) / Sheila M. Rothman --
100. Welfare Reforms Near a Standstill (1976) / William F. Farrell --
101. State of the Union Address (January 19, 1976) / Gerald R. Ford --
102. Four Republicans Speak about Medicaid Funding of Abortion (1976, 1978).
Responsibility: edited by Gwendolyn Mink and Rickie Solinger ; with a foreword by Frances Fox Piven.
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