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The missing middle : working families and the future of American social policy

Author: Theda Skocpol
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Skocpol suggests new ways to think about social policy, targeting not merely those at the extremes of our society but reinvigorating the strength, dignity, and political participation of the working men and women who are the foundation of the American family and the American economy. The resulting intergenerational compact raises exciting new goals for democracy in the coming century."--BOOK JACKET.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theda Skocpol
ISBN: 0393048225 9780393048223 0393321134 9780393321135
OCLC Number: 41646069
Notes: "A Century Foundation book."
Description: xii, 207 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Missing Middle --
How Americans Forgot the Formula for Successful Social Policy --
The Uneasy Security of Our Grandparents --
Our Children and Their Overstretched Parents --
Reaching for the Middle: What It Will Take to Build a Family-Friendly America.
Responsibility: Theda Skocpol.

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In this look at how American social policy has baeen hijacked by a rhetoric of extremes, the author examines a problem also pertinent to European governments, the lack of policies concerned with the  Read more...

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