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The new politics of poverty : the nonworking poor in America

Author: Lawrence M Mead
Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A controversial look at how the failure of most of the poor to work at all has transformed American politics, by a New York University political scientist who is a leading advocate of workfare  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence M Mead
ISBN: 0465050697 9780465050697 0465059627 9780465059621
OCLC Number: 298438931
Description: xii, 356 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: * Introduction * The Crisis of Reform * The Costs of Nonwork * Low Wages and Hard Times * Are Jobs Available? * Barriers to Employment * Human Nature * Policy * Welfare Reform * The Wider Meaning of Dependency * The Prospect
Responsibility: Lawrence M. Mead.

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