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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (139): 103–122.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Ben Zdencanovic Abstract This essay examines the early life and work of the Russian American social reformer Abraham Epstein, an advocate for old-age pensions and compulsory social insurance whose work as head of the American Association for Social Security helped lead to the passage of the 1935...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (139): 75–102.
Published: 01 January 2021
... was understood as involuntary and could not easily be seen as the result of lack of moral fiber—as poverty or unemployment might have been. Poverty in old age thus occupied a contradictory space: deserving dependency. 12 Abraham Epstein, a leading pension advocate, estimated that the percentage of men over...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (139): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2021
... of familial responsibility and patriarchal authority. To address old-age unemployment, advocates Abraham Epstein and Isaac Rubinow pushed for old-age pensions and later social insurance. Against the warnings of critics, they argued that such support would not create a class of dependent and demoralized older...
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Radical History Review (1985) 1985 (32): 75–96.
Published: 01 January 1985
... teaches German history at New York University. She is the author of Social Democracy and Society; Working-Class Radicalism in Dusseldorf, 1890-1920. The Atmosphere in Academia Barbara Epstein David Abraham’s book, and the controversy around it, pose two...
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Radical History Review (1991) 1991 (51): 145–172.
Published: 01 October 1991
... Geoff. Combining Two Histories: The SPD and the German Working Class before 1914.28/29/30:13-44. Eley Geoff, et al. The David Abraham Case: Ten Comments from Historians. 32:75-96. INDEX/151 Epstein, Barbara, et al...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (125): 55–73.
Published: 01 May 2016
... assistants, prominent anthropologists such as Godfrey Wilson, Max Gluckman, Elizabeth Colson, A. L. Epstein, and J. Clyde Mitchell made the RLI singularly successful.30 Wilson, the RLI’s first director, pioneered the transition in research focus from rural/tribal to urban in his 1941 study...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (75): 3–27.
Published: 01 October 1999
....23 An even fuller expression of this conjunction of themes, albeit once again with unique emphases, had been articulated by Abraham G. Duker, an editor of Jewish Social Studies and a professor of history at Yeshiva University, at a conference on Negro-Jewish Relations...
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Radical History Review (1997) 1997 (67): 79–120.
Published: 01 January 1997
... participants in the era’s folk ”revival” as Though many of the folk fans may have expressed sympathy with the civil rights movement, their political involvement was min- THE NEW LEFT IN THE COUNTERCULTURE/91 imal. According to folklorist Roger Abrahams, the UT folksing’s...