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Taming two dragons : poverty, welfare, and the future of income support

Author: Rick August; Frontier Centre for Public Policy.
Publisher: Winnipeg, Man. : Frontier Centre for Public Policy, ©2012
Series: Policy series (Frontier Centre for Public Policy), no. 133.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This paper examines and rejects the common advocacy claim that governments should increase welfare benefits as a way to reduce poverty and inequality in Canada.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rick August; Frontier Centre for Public Policy.
OCLC Number: 799431217
Notes: "April 2012."
Description: 1 online resource (35, [1] pages) : illustrations (some color), digital file.
Contents: Executive summary --
Introduction --
Background --
Thinking structurally about poverty --
Poverty and citizenship --
Work versus welfare --
Inherently marginal policy --
Loading and unloading the welfare trap --
Toward a solution --
Conclusions.
Series Title: Policy series (Frontier Centre for Public Policy), no. 133.
Responsibility: by Rick August.
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This paper examines and rejects the common advocacy claim that governments should increase welfare benefits as a way to reduce poverty and inequality in Canada.

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