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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 (1977) 1977 (14-15): 133–137.
Published: 01 May 1977
... compensation, social insurance and economic security (2). A month later, she pub• lished a similar letter in Social Work Today, a jour• nal of rank-and-file social workers (3). By April the newly organized Interprofessional Association for Social Insurance issued its first pamphlet...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (139): 75–102.
Published: 01 January 2021
... constituted before the Depression—was not the demand of a unitary working-class movement, obstructed by conservative New Dealers. Rather, the advocates of social insurance, argues political theorist Melinda Cooper, “wanted to transform the family into a public responsibility, indeed the prime welfare function...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (139): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2021
.... In the late nineteenth century, social expectations for old age in industrialized countries increasingly turned on waged work—and retirement from it. For advocates of large-scale systems of economic support for older adults, including old-age pensions and social insurance, the intensity of industrial...
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Radical History Review (1980) 1980 (23): 130–135.
Published: 01 May 1980
... monopolized U.S. economic and political power-no relief systems, no unemployment or social insurance, no public housing or minimum wages, the mass of workers unorganized and unprotected in any way, etc. The primary working-class needs were to gain some relief from the ravages of joblessness...
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Radical History Review (1976) 1976 (12): 68–95.
Published: 01 October 1976
... "joint struggles of Negro and white workers for common immediate demands." Tendencies toward racial and ethnic separatism had to be combatted and efforts made to insure "the proper attraction of Negroes to all social affairs, dances, concerts, etc." "The greatest degreee of fraternization...
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Radical History Review (2001) 2001 (80): 1–4.
Published: 01 May 2001
...’ Introduction Over the last two decades, the corporatization of medical care and the so-called managed-care revolution in the United States—and increasing efforts to privatize health systems around the globe—have engendered a series of political and social...
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Radical History Review (1989) 1989 (43): 86–110.
Published: 01 January 1989
... to this view, the state's principal role was to insure male heads of families against loss of wages, and directly provide for women and children only in the absence of men4 "New feminism" was thus pitted against the male-breadwinner norm as an organizing vision for social policy. How, if at all, did...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 197–203.
Published: 01 January 2014
...-­socialization schemes. The emblematic case (and maybe the most corrosive of Levy’s examples) amounted to self-­enclosure: working people parceling off bits of their own risk and buying them back in the form of personal insurance policies. What we might call the market’s bad dialectic of up and down...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (53): 27–46.
Published: 01 May 1992
... the Indian population became increasingly dispirited and socially disorganized under these circumstances-evidenced by high rates of alcoholism and murder2-in other ways, this p30pulation proved remarkably resilient and capable of protecting itself. It placed limits on Spanish domination by using...
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Radical History Review (2003) 2003 (87): 5–18.
Published: 01 October 2003
... suit against Aetna Life Insurance Corporation, FleetBoston Financial Services, and CSX Incorporated, a railroad giant, on the grounds that they “know- ingly benefited from a system that enslaved, tortured, starved and exploited human beings.”1...
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Radical History Review (1989) 1989 (44): 190–202.
Published: 01 May 1989
... control had become essential to legitimizing capitalist democracies. Relationships between jobless and employed workers, the social consequences of protracted unemployment, the economic causes of joblessness, and the impact of the reserve army upon capitalist democratic polities should attract...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (139): 166–177.
Published: 01 January 2021
... preventing structural reform. In its request for a renewal of funding, the EBGP described the dual purposes of advocacy visits in which volunteers accompanied clients to health and social services appointments: “In such cases, one of our staff will accompany a client to a provider to help insure...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (140): 78–106.
Published: 01 May 2021
... that it might “internalize the costs of AIDS on two fronts: biomedical and economic,” both encouraging monogamy and transferring the responsibility of care work to spouses as a type of “social insurance.” 78 Repeated references to Braschi and Blanchard’s monogamous relationship by their friends, relatives...
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Radical History Review (1978) 1978 (17): 161–172.
Published: 01 May 1978
... vacations and holidays. Its social welfare concerns led the ITU to initiate its 4 own cooperative housing projects, life insurance plans, and a subsidized medical clinic. During the 1930's and early 1940's, the ITU en- countered virulent opposition from political...
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Radical History Review (2006) 2006 (95): 70–88.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., while in other cases additional information such as Social Security numbers, digital fingerprints, and face recognition templates augment the standard information. The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA), a lob- bying organization for the state motor vehicle...
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Radical History Review (1984) 1984 (28-30): 472–481.
Published: 01 May 1984
...Elizabeth Fee 1984 The Social History of the Hospital: From Charity Care to the Management of Medicine: A Review Essay Elizabeth Fee Morris J. Vogel, The Invention of the Modern...
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Radical History Review (2004) 2004 (88): 166–177.
Published: 01 January 2004
... by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 166 12-Reis 12/2/03 3:27 PM Page 167 Reis | Teaching Transgender History, Identity, and Politics 167 America, Native American cross–social role expression, the medical...
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Radical History Review (1982) 1982 (26): 173–178.
Published: 01 October 1982
...- quently, President Eisenhower expanded the military classification system to include all government documents. But Eisenhower also believed that far too much material was classified and sought “to insure that no information is withheld from the people of the U.S.which they have a right to know...
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Radical History Review (1993) 1993 (57): 250–257.
Published: 01 October 1993
... in certain respects-and for some Americans-as good as or better than European-style social programs, nevertheless they were not a true analogue to ’work- ingmen’s insurance.’ Nor were they full substitutes for need- based old-age coverage . Instead of working-class status or low...