Civilizing capitalism : the National Consumers' League, women's activism, and labor standards in the New Deal era / Landon R.Y. Storrs.

Title
Civilizing capitalism : the National Consumers' League, women's activism, and labor standards in the New Deal era / Landon R.Y. Storrs.
Author
Storrs, Landon R. Y.
Publication
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2000.

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Description
xiv, 392 p. : ill.; 25 cm.
Series Statement
Gender and American culture
Uniform Title
Gender & American culture
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Biography
  • History
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-381) and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
1. Investigate, Agitate, Legislate: The National Consumers' League -- 2. Toward Feminist Social Democracy: The Entering Wedge Strategy -- 3. A Subtle Program Come Down from the North?: The Consumers' League Develops a Southern Strategy -- 4. The Acid Test of the New Deal: The National Recovery Administration, 1933-1935 -- 5. Bucking the Bourbons: Lucy Mason Organizes for the Consumers' League in the South -- 6. Agents of the New Deal: Consumers' League Women Campaign in Virginia, South Carolina, and Kentucky -- 7. Ambiguous Victory: The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 -- 8. Reaction: The Consumers' League Program under Attack -- 9. Always Democracy: The Consumers' League in the Post-New Deal Era -- App. 1. National Consumers' League Officers, 1933 and 1941 -- App. 2. Biographical Data on Fifty Consumers' League Activists in the 1930s -- App. 3. Selected Landmarks in the History of Labor Standards Regulation.
ISBN
  • 0807825271 (cl. : alk. paper)
  • 0807848387 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
^^^99032197^
OCLC
41488668
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library