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Author Fishback, Price Van Meter.

Title A prelude to the welfare state [electronic resource] : the origins of workers' compensation / Price V. Fishback and Shawn Everett Kantor.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2000.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 316 p.
Series NBER series on long-term factors in economic development
NBER series on long-term factors in economic development.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-302) and index.
Contents 1. Framing the issues -- 2. Compensation for accidents before Workers' Compensation -- 3. The economic impact of the switch to Workers' Compensation -- 4. The timing of Workers' Compensation's enactment in the United States -- 5. The political process of adopting Workers' Compensation -- 6. The fractious disputes over state insurance -- 7. The battles over benefit levels, 1910-1930 -- 8. Epilogue : lessons from the origins of Workers' Compensation.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Workers' compensation -- United States.
Workers' compensation -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Workers' compensation -- Law and legislation -- United States -- States.
Employers' liability insurance -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kantor, Shawn Everett.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0226251632 (alk. paper)
9780226249841
9780226251646 (e-book)

 
    
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