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Author Boris, Eileen, 1948-

Title Caring for America : home health workers in the shadow of the welfare state / Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
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Summary This title is the definitive history of care work and its surprisingly central role in the American labour movement and class politics from the New Deal to the present. The authors create a narrative of the home care industry that interweaves four histories and considers their impact on today's most dynamic social movements
Notes Includes index
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on Apr. 19, 2012)
Subject Home health aides -- United States.
Home health aides -- Labor unions -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Klein, Jennifer, 1967-
ISBN 9780199949496 ebook
0199949492 ebook