Women, the Recession, and the Stimulus Package

@article{Hartmann2009WomenTR,
  title={Women, the Recession, and the Stimulus Package},
  author={H. Hartmann},
  journal={Dissent},
  year={2009},
  volume={56},
  pages={42 - 47}
}
Last winter, as Barack Obama's transition team developed a stimulus package to jumpstart the U.S economy, feminist economists and historians organized petitions, e-mails, and meetings to call attention to women's needs. Their activism was unprecedented; I have not seen the like during all my time in the nation's capital. While it bears some resemblance to the work of academic women around welfare reform in the early 1990s, this mobilization was more spontaneous, more rapid, and probably less… Expand

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