Readership: General readers interested in labor movements, health care, and socio-economic equality; students and scholars of American history, American political development, race and gender studies, economics, and economic history
Eileen Boris, Professor of History and Women's Studies at UC-Santa Barbara, and Jennifer Klein, Assistant Professor of History at Yale University
Eileen Boris is Professor of History and Women's Studies at UC-Santa Barbara. Jennifer Klein is Assistant Professor of History at Yale University
Table of Contents
Preface: The Personal Is Prologue
Introduction: Making the Private Public
Chapter 1: Neither Nurses nor Maids
Chapter 2: Rehabilitative Missions
Chapter 3: Caring for the Great Society
Chapter 4: Welfare Wars, Seventies Style
Chapter 5: <"Take Us Out of Slavery>"
Chapter 6: <"The Union Is Us>"
Chapter 7: <"We Were the Invisible Workforce>"
Epilogue: Challenging Care