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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Salamon, Lester M.
Welfare, the elusive consensus.
New York : Praeger Publishers, 1978
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lester M Salamon
|ISBN:||027590315X 9780275903152 9780030456015 0030456010|
|Description:||x, 257 pages ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||ch. 1. Introduction: the dilemmas of reform. ch. 2. Do we still need welfare reform? Income assistance programs: an overview --
Major criticisms: an evaluation --
Reexamining the case for reform --
ch. 3. How did we get here? the strange evolution of income assistance policy. The vibrant hand of the past --
The new deal grand design: a variation on familiar themes --
The miracle economy and the withering-away thesis --
The reforms of the 1960s: a patchwork quilt --
Family assistance plan: the difficulties of simplification --
A forty year journey around a circle --
ch. 4. Where should we go? Unraveling the income assistance policy puzzle. Is welfare or poverty the problem? --
Basic design issues: six characteristics in search of a proposal --
Resolving the design issues: three routes to reform --
Believing impossible things in the reform arena.
|Other Titles:||Welfare Policy Project|
|Responsibility:||Lester M. Salamon ; foreword by McGeorge Bundy ; an analysis of President Carter's program by Harvey D. Shapiro, summary of public opinion surveys by Natalie Jaffe, and summaries of papers by Edward K. Hamilton [and others].|