SOCIAL SECURITIES TALK: WHY CAN’T FEMINISTS CHANGE THE LAW? THE HISTORY AND POLITICS OF WELFARE REFORM IN THE MODERN U.S.

SOCIAL SECURITIES TALK: WHY CAN’T FEMINISTS CHANGE THE LAW? THE HISTORY AND POLITICS OF WELFARE REFORM IN THE MODERN U.S. title=
SOCIAL SECURITIES TALK: WHY CAN’T FEMINISTS CHANGE THE LAW? THE HISTORY AND POLITICS OF WELFARE REFORM IN THE MODERN U.S.
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Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 16:00

Felicia Kornbluh is Associate Professor of History and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at University of Vermont. She is the author of The Battle for Welfare Rights: Poverty and Politics in Modern America (2007) and, with Gwendolyn Mink, Ensuring Poverty: Welfare Reform in Feminist Perspective (2018). She is at work on two books, How to Win a War on Women: My Mother, Her Neighbor, and the Fate of Reproductive Rights and Justice, and an essay collection titled Constant Craving: Identity Politics and Economic Justice.

Sponsored by the IHC’s Social Securities series and the Harry Girvetz Memorial Endowment

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