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A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs : Achievements, Failures, and Lessons.

Author: Robert H Haveman
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2013.
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A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs: Achievements, Failures, and Lessons presents papers on the war on poverty, dealing with its origins, its education, health, and income maintenance programs, and its community action, legal services, and antidiscrimination policies. The book discusses poverty and social policy in the 1960s and 1970s; the social and political context of the war on poverty; and a decade of  Read more...
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Haveman, Robert H.
A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs : Achievements, Failures, and Lessons.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Haveman
ISBN: 9781483214078 1483214079
OCLC Number: 897643305
Description: 1 online resource (392 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs: Achievements, Failures, and Lessons; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; Chapter I. Introduction: Poverty and Social Policy in the 1960s and1970s-An Overview and Some Speculations; BASIS OF AND MOTIVATIONS FOR WAR ON POVERTY; DEVELOPMENTS IN NATION'S POLITICAL AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE; CONCLUSION; Chapter 2. The Social and Political Context of the War on Poverty: An Overview; THE INTELLECTUAL CLIMATE; THE POLITICAL CLIMATE: THE PRESIDENCY; THE POVERTY STATUTES; IMPLEMENTATION AND BEYOND: WAS THE WAR A SUCCESS? DiscussionsChapter 3. A Decade of Policy Developments in the Income-Maintenance System; THE DEVELOPMENT OF INCOME-MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS BEFORE 1964; INCOME-MAINTENANCE POLICIES AND PROGRAMS, 1964-1974; EVALUATING THE RESULTS; DOES POVERTY HAVE A FUTURE?; Discussions; Chapter 4. A Decade of Policy Developments in Improving Education and Training for Low-Income Populations; EDUCATION AND POVERTY; FEDERAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR LOW-INCOME POPULATIONS, 1964-1975; EFFECTIVENESS OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING STRATEGIES IN REDUCING POVERTY; RETROSPECTION AND REFORMULATION; Discussions. Chapter 5. A Decade of Policy Developments in Providing Health Care for Low-Income FamiliesMEDICAID; MEDICARE; NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH CENTERS; MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH48; LESSONS OF FEDERAL HEALTH PROGRAMS IN THE LAST DECADE; Discussions; Chapter 6. Racial Change and Citizen Participation: The Mobilization of Low-Income Communities through Community Action; FROM SERVICE COORDINATION TO CITIZEN PARTICIPATION; IMPLEMENTING CITIZEN PARTICIPATION: FORMS OF REPRESENTATION; CITIZEN PARTICIPATION: SUCCESS OR FAILURE?; Discussions; Chapter 7. Ten Years of Legal Services for the Poor. HISTORICAL BACKGROUNDMAIN PROBLEMS OF LEGAL SERVICES; THE WORK OF LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAMS; THE FUTURE OF LEGAL SERVICES; Discussion; Chapter 8. A Decade of Policy-Developments in Equal Opportunities in Employment and Housing; EMPLOYMENT; HOUSING; FUTURE AGENDA; Discussions; Subject Index.

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A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs: Achievements, Failures, and Lessons presents papers on the war on poverty, dealing with its origins, its education, health, and income maintenance programs, and its community action, legal services, and antidiscrimination policies. The book discusses poverty and social policy in the 1960s and 1970s; the social and political context of the war on poverty; and a decade of policy developments in the income-maintenance system. The text also describes a decade of policy developments in improving education and training for low-income populations; a decade of.
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