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In our hands : a plan to replace the welfare state

Author: Charles A Murray; American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : AEI Press ; Blue Ridge Summit, PA : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, ©2006.
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This book reveals the ineffectiveness of government redistribution plans and offers a radical new approach to social policy.

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Murray, Charles A.
In our hands.
Washington, D.C. : AEI Press ; Blue Ridge Summit, PA : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, c2006
(OCoLC)648257750
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles A Murray; American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.
ISBN: 0844742236 9780844742236
OCLC Number: 62133774
Description: xiii, 214 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The framework --
The plan --
Basic finances --
Immediate effects --
Retirement --
Health care --
Poverty --
The underclass --
Work disincentives --
The larger purpose --
The pursuit of happiness in advanced societies --
Vocation --
Marriage --
Community --
Conclusion --
Appendixes --
Appendix A. The programs to be eliminated --
Appendix B. Computations of budget projections --
Appendix C. Tax rates and after-tax income under the current system and the plan --
Appendix D. Preliminary thoughts about political feasibility and transition costs --
Appendix E. Assumptions about the costs of the current system versus the costs of the plan.
Responsibility: Charles Murray.
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