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Williamson, John B.

Overview
Works: 51 works in 179 publications in 2 languages and 7,811 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Commentator, ed
Classifications: HQ1064.U5, 155.937
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John B Williamson
Growing old : the social problems of aging by Elizabeth S Johnson( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategies against poverty in America by John B Williamson( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Age, class, politics, and the welfare state by Fred C Pampel( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The research craft : an introduction to social science methods by John B Williamson( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social problems : the contemporary debates by John B Williamson( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging and public policy : social control or social justice? by John B Williamson( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The senior rights movement : framing the policy debate in America by Lawrence A Powell( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using examples of political rhetoric and media images dating from colonial days to the present, they trace the conflict between progressive senior-rights advocates and conservative opponents of reform in order to frame the debate over societal definitions of fairness and social justice in old age, emphasizing the role played by symbolic politics in these struggles. Their account underscores the importance of the symbolic gestures and countergestures that have been used by both senior-rights advocates and their opponents to influence the direction of events and to sway public opinion on aging issues
Poverty and public policy : an analysis of federal intervention efforts by Michael Morris( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old-age security in comparative perspective by John B Williamson( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work makes extensive use of seven well-developed historical case studies describing the evolution of public old-age security in industrial nations (Germany, United Kingdom, Sweden, and the United States) and developing nations (Brazil, Nigeria, and India). The authors focus on specifying contexts in which general theoretical perspectives can be used to account for these developments. One of the few studies which integrates historical and quantitative data, this accessible work will prove helpful to students and researchers of the welfare state, aging policy, and comparative sociology
The politics of aging : power and policy by John B Williamson( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The senior movement : references and resources by Steven P Wallace( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The generational equity debate( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging and society by John B Williamson( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Think about poverty in the U.S. : problems and policies by Daniel W Woods( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spine title: Poverty in the U.S. Traces the history and policy of poverty and examines issues of today
Death : current perspectives by Edwin S Shneidman( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unequal prospects : is working longer the answer? by Tay K McNamara( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In light of the recent financial crisis and changing economic landscape, McNamara and Williamson present and analyze the possibility of working longer. Including a range of potential policies (e.g., further increasing the age of eligibility for full Social Security benefits, allocating more government resources to retraining and job search assistance for older workers), this is one of the major approaches currently being discussed by policy analysts inside and outside of the government. Emphasizing the role of inequalities and diversity among older adults, this book provides a framework for
United States of America, appellee, v. Eugene Dennis [and others] defendant-appellants by Eugene Dennis( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reducing inequality : comparisons among alternative anti-poverty programs and proposals by John B Williamson( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Privatizing public pension systems : lessons for the United States from Latin America by John B Williamson( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers for Robert McIntosh, musician in Edinburgh by Robert McIntosh( Book )

1 edition published in 1795 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Age, class, politics, and the welfare state
Alternative Names
John B. Williamson Professor of sociology

Williamson, John B.

Languages
English (142)

Chinese (2)

Covers
The senior rights movement : framing the policy debate in AmericaPoverty and public policy : an analysis of federal intervention effortsOld-age security in comparative perspectiveThe senior movement : references and resourcesThe generational equity debate