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"To strive for economic and social justice": welfare, sexuality, and party politics in San Francisco in the 1960s

Bell, J. W. (2010) "To strive for economic and social justice": welfare, sexuality, and party politics in San Francisco in the 1960s. Journal of Policy History, 22 (2). pp. 193-225. ISSN 0898-0306

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1017/S0898030610000035

Abstract/Summary

This article explores how liberal politicians like Phil Burton of San Francisco joined with welfare rights lobbyists and bureaucrats to embrace late twntieth-century notions of sexual equality through a broader reconception of economic equality brought about by the expansion of the California welfare state in the early 1960s.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Humanities > History
ID Code:5726
Additional Information:Alternative DOI (via Project MUSE)10.1017/S0898030610000035
Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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