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Protecting Soldiers and Mothers

The Political Origins of Social Policy in the United States

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674717664

Publication Date: 03/15/1995

Short

736 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 tables, 33 line illustrations

Belknap Press

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Theda Skocpol is Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University. Her previous works include the prize-winning States and Social Revolutions.

Awards & Accolades

  • 1993 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award, American Political Science Association
  • Co-Winner, 1993 J. David Greenstone Book Prize, Politics and History Section of the American Political Science Association
  • 1993 Allan Sharlin Memorial Award, Social Science History Association
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