Questions have been raised about the relation of Progressive-Era women reformers to scientific management and the efficiency concept associated with it. This article brings evidence from organizations such as the National Consumers League and the Taylor Society to argue that in the Progressive Era female reformers belonged to a community of discourse close to scientific management. Understanding this relationship helps delineate the intellectual foundations of progressive reform.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Sociology and Political Science
- Public Administration