In Pursuit of Equity: Women, Men, and the Quest for Economic Citizenship in 20th Century America

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Index
Abbott, Edith, 124–25
Abbott, Grace, 95, 102, 124–25, 316n, 330n
Ackroyd, Margaret, 219, 222
AFL-CIO, 213–14, 263–64, 279, 289, 294, 358n
African-American women/African-American men, 5–6, 21–25, 32, 37, 41, 43–44, 65, 67, 360n; civil rights and, 17, 151, 204, 213–14, 239–40, 242–43, 248, 259, 268–70, 274, 279, 283;discrimination against, 9–10, 16, 27–28, 43, 153, 170, 204–6, 215–16, 226–32, 240–48, 250–53, 255–59, 262, 264–71, 275–80, 283–86, 287–88, 298n, 303n; equal employment policy and, 203–4, 207, 212–13, 226–34, 241–42, 244–45, 253, 268–72, 274–80, 283, 285–86, 288, 350n; FLSA and, 103–7, 112–13, 115–17; old age insurance and, 17, 120, 125, 131, 138, 140–51, 153, 155, 331n–32n; and right to work, 22–25, 27–28, 43;unemployment insurance and, 75, 79, 83–84, 90, 94, 96, 98, 147, 317n. See also race/racism
agricultural workers, 25, 32, 43;FLSA and, 102, 105–6, 112, 115;old age insurance and, 124, 128, 134, 142, 146–50, 154–56, 332n; unemployment insurance and, 89, 94, 96, 317n–18n
Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), 13, 66, 135, 141, 227, 271, 328n
airline industry, 252, 256–57, 356n–57n
Altmeyer, Arthur J., 96, 122;old age insurance and, 124, 129, 133–34, 136, 139, 144–45, 149–50, 153, 155, 157, 324n, 326n, 328n, 330n, 332n, 336n; unemployment insurance and, 75, 91, 124
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, 69, 89, 102, 213, 264
American Association for Old Age Security, 78, 119, 131
American Association of University Women (AAUW), 160, 184, 207, 263, 342n
American Federation of Labor (AFL), 36, 39–40, 61–62, 67–74, 152;FLSA and, 103–16;old age insurance and, 128, 133, 150, 158–59, 327n; thirty-hour workweek and, 70–74, 85, 87, 312n–13n; unemployment insurance and, 77, 79, 84–89, 94, 96–97, 100;on voluntarism, 23–24, 67–68, 70–71, 77, 94, 104, 108, 110, 116
Anderson, Mary, 9, 38–39, 41–42, 147
Armstrong, Barbara Nachtrieb: old age insurance and, 117–18, 121–30, 138, 156, 323n–26n; unemployment insurance and, 75–76, 78, 91
Association for the Advancement of Labor Legislation, 80–81
AT&T, 250, 294
Babcock, Caroline Lexow, 190, 196, 342n
Ball, Robert, 164, 166, 292–93
Bank Wiring Test Room, 50–53

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  • Title Page *
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  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction 3
  • Chapter 1 - The Responsibilities of Life 19
  • Chapter 2 - Maintaining Self-Respect 64
  • Chapter 3 - Questions of Equity 117
  • Chapter 4 - A Principle of Law but Not of Justice 170
  • Chapter 5 - What Discriminates? 203
  • Chapter 6 - What's Fair? 239
  • Epilogue 290
  • Notes 297
  • Index 365
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