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First Name
Last Name
Danziger Halperin
Columbia University
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Gender, Childhood, Social Policy, Welfare, Education, Modern US, Modern Britain
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About Me

Anna K. Danziger Halperin is a Lecturer in the Department of History at Columbia University, where she recently completely her PhD. She focuses on comparative social policy, gender, and childhood. Her dissertation comparatively analyzes child care policy in Britain and the United States, interrogating conceptions of motherhood, child-rearing, and state interventions in the private realm. Before graduate school, she conducted research on U.S. child care policies and other related issues affecting low-wage working families during her employment with the Urban Institute and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.

Recent Publications

Danziger Halperin, Anna. “‘Cinderella of the Education System:’ Margaret Thatcher’s Plan for Nursery Expansion in 1970s Britain.” Twentieth Century British History, Volume 29(2): 284-308

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States and Britain
Expertise by Geography
United Kingdom, United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century
Expertise by Topic
Children & Youth, Family, Gender, Politics, Women