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Three worlds of relief : race, immigration, and the American welfare state from the Progressive Era to the New Deal

Fox, Cybelle

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  • Creator Cybelle Fox
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Princeton [N.J.] : Princeton University Press, [2012]
    • ©2012
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • ix, 393 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780691152233, 0691152233, 9780691152240, 0691152241
  • OCLC ocn747232757

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [299]-369) and index.

Contents

  • Race, immigration, and the American welfare state -- Three worlds of race, labor, and politics -- Three worlds of relief -- The Mexican dependency problem -- No beggar spirit -- Deporting the unwelcome visitors -- Repatriating the unassimilable aliens -- A fair deal or a raw deal? -- The WPA and the (short-lived) triumph of nativism -- A new deal for the alien -- The boundaries of social citizenship
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