Mothers of a new world: maternalist politics and the origins of welfare states
This book explores the historical evolution of such claims, and their relationship to the rise of women's movements and the emergence of welfare states in Western industrializing countries at the turn of the 19th century.
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Mothers of a New World: Maternalist Politics and the Origins of Welfare States
Seth Koven,Professor Sonya Michel
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