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In the shadow of the poorhouse - A social history of welfare in America

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Slightly tanned page edges, owner name but appears unread.

With welfare reform a burning political issue, this special anniversary edition of the classic history of welfare in America has been revised and updated to include the latest bipartisan debates on how to end welfare as we know it." In the Shadow of the Poorhouse examines the origins of social welfare, both public and private, from the days of the colonial poorhouse through the current tragedy of the homeless. The book explains why such a highly criticized system persists. Katz explores the relationship between welfare and municipal reform the role of welfare capitalism, eugenics, and social insurance in the reorganization of the labour market the critical connection between poverty and politics in the rise of the New Deal welfare state and how the War on Poverty of the '60s became the war on welfare of the '80s.

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Used: good
Dimensions:
229x152x29
EAN-13:
9780465032105
Edition:
10th anniversary Edition, Revised and updatEdition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780465032105
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
391
Publisher:
Little, Brown

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Slightly tanned page edges, owner name but appears unread.

With welfare reform a burning political issue, this special anniversary edition of the classic history of welfare in America has been revised and updated to include the latest bipartisan debates on how to end welfare as we know it." In the Shadow of the Poorhouse examines the origins of social welfare, both public and private, from the days of the colonial poorhouse through the current tragedy of the homeless. The book explains why such a highly criticized system persists. Katz explores the relationship between welfare and municipal reform the role of welfare capitalism, eugenics, and social insurance in the reorganization of the labour market the critical connection between poverty and politics in the rise of the New Deal welfare state and how the War on Poverty of the '60s became the war on welfare of the '80s.

Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
229x152x29
EAN-13:
9780465032105
Edition:
10th anniversary Edition, Revised and updatEdition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780465032105
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
391
Publisher:
Little, Brown

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