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Selected Articles

The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s

Historians for Peace and Democracy: Broadsides for the Trump Era.  Issue 3.

Socialist feminism: The legacy of the “second wave
New labor Forum. Vol. 22. No. 3. Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications, 2013.

Aid To Dependent Children: The Legal History
Social Welfare History Project 12/3/ 2013

in Tom Hayden, ed., Inspiring Participatory Democracy (2012)

The New Deal Was a Good Idea, We Should Try it
History News Network 5/3/2009

Dorothea Lange's Oregon Photography: Assumptions Challenged
Oregon Historical Quarterly; Winter 2009, Vol. 110 Issue 4, p570

The Perils of Innocence, or What’s Wrong with Putting Children First
Why policies that seem to put children first have so often disadvantaged children.
The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth - Volume 1, Number 3, Fall 2008, pp. 331-350

SHGAPE Distinguished Historian Address: "If the Progressives Were Advising Us Today, Should We Listen?"
The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Apr., 2002), pp.109-121

Reflections on the Concept of Patriarchy
with Allen Hunter, Radical History Review #71, spring 1998

Historical Perspectives on the Underclass
in festschrift for Ralph Miliband, ed. Leo Panitch Socialist Register 1995 (London);

Contract versus Charity: Why is there no social citizenship in the United States?
with Nancy Fraser, Socialist Review, vol. 22, 1992, pp. 45-68.

"On Difference,"
an essay on feminist theory, Genders, Spring, 1991.

"Family Violence, Feminism, and Social Control,"
Feminist Studies 12 #3, Fall 1986.

"When Good Girls Become Bad Girls. Incest and Resistance: Patterns of Father-Daughter Incest, 1880-1930,"
Social Problems, 33 #4, April, 1986.