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A new deal for secretaries?

Leslie Giles

A new deal for secretaries?

by Leslie Giles

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Published by Institute for Employment Studies in Brighton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLeslie Giles, Ivana La Valle, Sarah Perryman.
SeriesIES report -- 313
ContributionsLa Valle, Ivana., Perryman, Sarah., Institute for Employment Studies.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22085018M
ISBN 10185184239X
OCLC/WorldCa43130396

  A new book argues no voice in the FDR administration was more influential in shaping the New Deal than the Labor Secretary, Frances Perkins, the first-ever woman cabinet member in . During a speech to the Nelson Mandela Foundation, UN Secretary General António Guterres proposed a new worldwide social contract that he called a New Global Deal. by Warren Mass.

Frances Perkins (born Fannie Coralie Perkins; Ap – ) was an American workers-rights advocate who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor from to , the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. a loyal supporter of her friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal coalition.   Frances Perkins () achieved historic gains as U.S. secretary of labor under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. After graduating from Mount .

  The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR'S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience - Ebook written by Kirstin Downey. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR'S Secretary . The New Deal era as a whole challenges us to consider the important role that social forces outside the gated institutions of American democracy play in changing the balance of political power.


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A New York Times bestseller, now with a new foreword by the author, The New New Deal is a riveting story about change in the Obama era—an essential handbook for citizens who want the truth about the president, his record, and his enemies. Drawing on new documents and interviews with more than sources, award-winning reporter Michael Grunwald reveals the vivid story behind one of the most Cited by:   Michael Hiltzik is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author who has covered business, technology, and public policy for the Los Angeles Times for three decades.

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“The New Deal was a big deal for America — and, as Kirstin Downey shows in this illuminating and sparkling book, Frances Perkins, my predecessor as Labor Secretary, was the moving force behind much of it. Her legacy included Social Security, unemployment insurance, and other initiatives that have improved the lives of generations of Americans.

The New Deal shaped our nation's politics for decades, and was seen by many as tantamount to the "American Way" itself. Now, in this superb compact history, Eric Rauchway offers an informed account of the New Deal and the Great Depression, illuminating its successes and failures.

Rauchway first describes how the roots of the Great Depression lay in America's post-war economic policies 4/5(2). The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR'S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience: Author: Kirstin Downey: Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects4/5(8).

The new deal, a seminal era in American history, saw government take an active role in promoting the welfare of the citizens. In The New Deal, journalist Michael Hiltzik, tells the story of the people, policies, and actions that shaped the nation.

Inafter 10 years of Republican rule, Franklin D. Roosevelt became President of the United /5(31). Books with an anti-New Deal point of view. Alfred M. Bingham & Selden Rodman, editors, Challenge to the New Deal () Elizabeth Dilling, The Roosevelt Red Record and Its Background () Herbert Hoover, Addresses Upon the American Road, – ().

Jeremy Rifkin is a New York Times bestselling author and renowned economic theorist, and in this book he basically outlines how to transition the United States to a new economy that would save life on Earth, via a Green New Deal, using research he’s gathered over 25 years of reporting on similar types of transitions in European Nation.

Kirstin Downey's lively new biography of Francis Perkins, President Franklin Roosevelt's controversial pick for Secretary of Labor, is called The Woman Behind the New Deal. Downey's book. Frances Perkins, 'The Woman Behind the New Deal' Kirstin Downey's biography of FDR's Labor Secretary Frances Perkins paints an inspiring and substantive portrait of.

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