Civilizing Capitalism: The National Consumers' League, Women's Activism, and Labor Standards in the New Deal Era

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Acknowledgments xi
Abbreviations xiii
Introduction 1
one Investigate, Agitate, Legislate: The National Consumers' League 13
two Toward Feminist Social Democracy: The Entering Wedge Strategy 41
three A Subtle Program Come Down from the North?: The Consumers' League Develops a Southern Strategy 61
four The Acid Test of the New Deal: The National Recovery Administration, 1933-1935 91
five Bucking the Bourbons: Lucy Mason Organizes for the Consumers' League in the South 125
six Agents of the New Deal: Consumers' League Women Campaign in Virginia, South Carolina, and Kentucky 153
seven Ambiguous Victory: The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 177

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