Civilizing Capitalism: The National Consumers' League, Women's Activism, and Labor Standards in the New Deal Era

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2000 - 392 páginas
Offering fresh insights into the history of labor policy, the New Deal, feminism, and southern politics, Landon Storrs examines the New Deal era of the National Consumers' League, one of the most influential reform organizations of the early twentieth cen
 

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Investigate Agitate Legislate The National Consumers League
13
Toward Feminist Social Democracy The Entering Wedge Strategy
41
A Subtle Program Come Down from the North? The Consumers League Develops a Southern Strategy
61
The Acid Test of the New Deal The National Recovery Administration 19331935
91
Bucking the Bourbons Lucy Mason Organizes for the Consumers League in the South
125
Agents of the New Deal Consumers League Women Campaign in Virginia South Carolina and Kentucky
153
Ambiguous Victory The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
177
Reaction The Consumers League Program under Attack
207
Conclusion
253
National Consumers League Officers 1933 and 1941
259
Biographical Data on Fifty Consumers League Activists in the 1930s
263
Selected Landmarks in the History of Labor Standards Regulation
271
Notes
273
Bibliography
357
Index
383
Derechos de autor

Always Democracy The Consumers League in the PostNew Deal Era
229

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Página 360 - HR 7200 before the Senate Committee on Education and Labor and the House Committee on Labor, 75th Cong., 1st Sess., pt.

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Landon R. Y. Storrs is associate professor of history at the University of Iowa.

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