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Dr. Gwendoline M. Alphonso

Associate Professor of Politics
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  •       Polarized Families, Polarized Parties: Family Ideals and American Party Competition in The Twentieth Century, (2018, in production) (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press)

  •        “Resurgent Parenthood – Organic Domestic Ideals & the Southern Family Roots of Conservative Ascendancy, 1980-2004” Polity 48 (2016): 205-223 
  •         "From Need to Hope: The American Family & Poverty in Partisan Discourse," Journal of Policy History 24:7 (Autumn 2015) 592-635.
  •         “Public & Private Order: Law, Race, Morality and the Antebellum Courts of Louisiana, 1830-1860,”  Jour. Southern L Hist23 (2015): 117-160. 

  •         “Of Families or Individuals? Southern Child Workers & the Progressive Crusade for Child Labor Regulation, 1899-1920” in James Marten (ed.) Children and Youth during the Gilded Age and Progressive Period (New York: New York University Press, 2014) pp. 59-80.
  •         "Hearth and Soul: Economics and Culture in Partisan Conceptions of the Family in the Progressive Era, 1900-1920" Studies in American Political Development 24: 2 (October 2010) pp. 206-232. 
  •         'A Feminist Analysis of the Medical-Legal Dilemmas in the Provision of Contraception in India' 1999 Journal of Law and Medicine Vol. 3:231-267 
  •        'Theoretical Models of Victim Compensation' 1997 Central India Law Quarterly Vol. 11:56-89.
  •         'The Right to Bail' 1997 Central India Law Quarterly Vol. 1: 29-61.
  •         'The Law Relating to Cruelty in Divorce Cases' 1996 (Oct) Lawyers' Collective

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