Beggars and choosers : how the politics of choice shapes adoption, abortion, and welfare in the United States

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Solinger, Rickie, 1947-
Language:English
Edition:First edition.
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Physical Description:xi, 290 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-283) and index.
Published: New York : Hill and Wang, 2001.
ISBN:0809097028 (hc : alk. paper)
Table of Contents:
  • Choice is a moving target
  • Justifying choice: The back alley butcher as spectral icon
  • Claiming rights in an era of choice: Part 1: Awakenings
  • Claiming rights in an era of choice: Part 2: Concerned United Birthparents
  • Constraining choice: Welfare queens as illegitimate consumers
  • Motherhood as class privilege in America: A public policy project.