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Work and welfare

Author: Robert M Solow; Gertrude Himmelfarb; Amy Gutmann
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1998.
Series: University Center for Human Values series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Solow condemns the welfare reforms recently passed by Congress and President Clinton for confronting welfare recipients with an unworkable choice - finding work in the current labor market or losing benefits. He argues that the only practical and fair way to move recipients to work is, in contrast, through an ambitious plan to guarantee that every able-bodied citizen has access to a job. Solow contends that the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Solow; Gertrude Himmelfarb; Amy Gutmann
ISBN: 0691058830 9780691058832
OCLC Number: 38732084
Description: xix, 100 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Lecture I: Guess who likes workfare / Robert M. Solow --
Lecture II: Guess who pays for workfare / Robert M. Solow --
Comment / Glenn C. Loury --
Comment / Anthony Lewis --
Comment / John E. Roemer --
Comment / Gertrude Himmelfarb --
Response to comments / Robert M. Solow.
Series Title: University Center for Human Values series.
Responsibility: Robert M. Solow ; [comments by] Gertrude Himmelfarb [and others] ; edited by Amy Gutmann.
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Draws attention to one of the most controversial social issues: how to get people off welfare and into jobs. This book condemns the welfare reforms passed by Congress and President Clinton for  Read more...

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