The welfare state nobody knows : debunking myths about U.S. social policy /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Howard, Christopher, 1961-
Format: Book
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2007.
Table of Contents:
  • I: Basic tour
  • She's so unusual
  • Tracks of my tiers
  • Twice in a lifetime
  • II: New horizons
  • Ogres, onions, and layers (or, how Republicans built the American welfare state)
  • Programs for the poor are not always poor programs
  • Shaq is still pretty tall: public support for the American welfare state
  • The world according to AARP
  • III: Checkpoints and roadblocks
  • The American states: laboratories of Democracy or cryogenic chambers?
  • Race still matters
  • Change versus progress.