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The Limits of Progressive Era Welfare Reform - S. J. Kleinberg Widows and Orphans First: The Family Economy and Social Welfare Policy, 1880-1939. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2006. xiv + 230 pp. Introduction, notes, index. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03020-8. - Thomas A. Krainz Delivering Aid: Implementing Progressive Era Welfare in the American West. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005. xiv + 325 pp. Introduction, illustrations, appendix, notes, index. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 0-8263-3025-8.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 November 2010

Alison M. Parker
SUNY, Brockport


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1 See for example Gordon, Linda, Pitied But Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare (New York, 1994)Google Scholar; Elshtain, Jean Bethke, Jane Addams and the Dream of American Democracy (New York, 2002)Google Scholar; and Skocpol, Theda, Protecting Soldiers and Mothers: The Political Origins of Social Policy in the United States (Cambridge, MA, 1992)Google Scholar.