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Reforming Urban Labor: Routes to the City, Roots in the Country Janet L. Polasky

Reforming Urban Labor: Routes to the City, Roots in the Country

Janet L. Polasky

Published December 2nd 2010
ISBN : 9780801447945
Hardcover
264 pages
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This text is a history of the 19th-century social reforms designed by middle-class progressives to domesticate the labour force. It sets urban planning against the backdrop of idealized rural images, links transportation and housing reform, andMoreThis text is a history of the 19th-century social reforms designed by middle-class progressives to domesticate the labour force. It sets urban planning against the backdrop of idealized rural images, links transportation and housing reform, and investigates the relationship of reformers with industrial workers and their families.