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Agents of ReformChild Labor and the Origins of the Welfare State

Agents of Reform: Child Labor and the Origins of the Welfare State

Elisabeth Anderson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691220895
eISBN:
9780691220918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691220895.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The beginnings of the modern welfare state are often traced to the late nineteenth-century labor movement and to policymakers' efforts to appeal to working-class voters. But this book shows that the ... More

Masters of CraftOld Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Richard E. Ocejo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165493
eISBN:
9781400884865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165493.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In today's new economy—in which “good” jobs are typically knowledge or technology based—many well-educated and culturally savvy young men are instead choosing to pursue traditionally low-status ... More

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