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Bold relief : institutional politics and the origins of modern American social policy

Author: Edwin Amenta
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, ©1998.
Series: Princeton studies in American politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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According to conventional wisdom, American social policy has always been stingy. This book reminds the reader that 60 years ago the US led the world in social provision. He combines historical and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Amenta
ISBN: 0691017123 9780691017129 0691050686 9780691050683
OCLC Number: 37157673
Awards: Joint winner of American Sociological Association - Political Sociology: Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship 1999
Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 1998
Description: xiii, 343 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Paradoxes of American social policy --
An institutional politics theory of social policy --
An indifferent commitment to modern social policy, 1880-1934 --
America's first welfare reform, 1935-1936 --
Consolidating the work and relief policy, 1937-1939 --
Some little New Deals are littler than others --
Redefining the New Deal, 1940-1950 --
A welfare state for Britain.
Series Title: Princeton studies in American politics.
Responsibility: Edwin Amenta.
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Amenta insists that [social insurance and assistance programs] were constructed around the public provision of work for those in need.... The argument is impressive, and it offers a political Read more...

 
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