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

Three Worlds of Relief 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 policies during the Progressive Era ...

Main Author: Fox, Cybelle.
Corporate Author: JSTOR books.
Format: Online Book
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2012.
Series:Princeton studies in American politics.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of 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.