The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Child Labor Amendment Debate of the 1920's; or, Catholics and Mugwumps and Farmers
The movement to regulate child labor began as a New England parlor revolt against industrialism, or at least its grimier, more noisome aspects. Gradually, however, well-intentioned reformers with modest goals gave way to socialists whose reconstructionist dreams included the interposition of the state between the parent and the child.
Volume 10, Number 2 (1992)
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Kauffman, Bill. "Child Labor Amendment Debate of the 1920's; or, Catholics and Mugwumps and Farmers." Journal of Libertarian Studies 10, No. 2 (1992): 139–169.