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The transformation of American liberalism

Author: George Klosko
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'The Transformation of American Liberalism', George Klosko explores how American political leaders have justified social welfare programs since the 1930s, ultimately showing how their arguments have contributed to notably ungenerous programs.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Klosko, George.
Transformation of American liberalism.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016044873
(OCoLC)971513800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Klosko
ISBN: 9780190676346 0190676345 0199973423 9780199973422
OCLC Number: 980104608
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The American welfare state --
Old and new liberalism --
Individualism and progressivism: conceptual underpinnings --
The British welfare state --
FDR's original sin --
Social insurance and welfare --
Medicare and Medicaid --
Universal health insurance --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: George Klosko.

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Klosko should be applauded for being so forthright about the misleading arguments upon which the new American state has been built. He observes very early on that its founders were following the Read more...

 
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