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Three Worlds of Race, Labor, and Politics

Cybelle Fox

in Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152233
eISBN:
9781400842582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152233.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes in detail the three worlds, focusing on the factors—labor, race, and politics—that will best explain the differential incorporation of blacks, Mexicans, and European immigrants ... More


Creating “New Values, New Realities” in the Coalfields, 1948–1956

Robyn Muncy

in Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691122731
eISBN:
9781400852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691122731.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events in Josephine Roche's life from 1948 to 1956. Despite the contraction of her reforming efforts in the late 1940s, Roche had high hopes for her new work at the United Mine ... More


Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal

Cybelle Fox

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152233
eISBN:
9781400842582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152233.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book examines the role of race and immigration in the development of the American social welfare system by comparing how blacks, Mexicans, and European immigrants were treated by welfare ... More


Convergence in social welfare systems: what does it mean?

Denis Bouget

in Social Policy Review 15: UK and international perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424709
eISBN:
9781447303428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424709.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter reveals that the theoretical explanations of convergence are fragile, contradictory, or inadequate. It shows that they often disregard the contradictions in the trajectories and the ... More


Movements by the unemployed in France and social protection: the Fonds d'urgence sociale experience

Bouget Denis

in Changing labour markets, welfare policies and citizenship

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342720
eISBN:
9781447301660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342720.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on the short period of social evolution in France; the protests of the unemployed between 1997 to 1998, the reaction of the French government which led to the distribution of one ... More


Revisiting the Nordic Model: Evidence on Recent Macroeconomic Performance

Jeffrey D. Sachs

in Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015318
eISBN:
9780262295413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015318.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines the economic and political performance of three groups of high-income countries—Nordic, European continental, and English-speaking countries—with vastly different systems of ... More


Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Gerald Horne

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Powerful labor movements played a critical role in shaping modern Hawaii, beginning in the 1930s, when International Longshore and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU) representatives were dispatched to the ... More


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