9780534574697

The Reluctant Welfare State American Social Welfare Policies--Past, Present, and Future (with InfoTrac)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534574697

  • ISBN 10:

    0534574696

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 07/26/2004
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

1. Social Reform in a Society with Conflicting Tendencies. 2. A Framework for Understanding the Evolution of the Reluctant Welfare State. 3. Fashioning a New Society in the Wilderness. 4. Social Welfare Policy in the Early Republic: 1789-1860. 5. Lost Opportunities: The Frontier, the Civil War, and Industrialization. 6. Social Reform in the Progressive Era. 7. The Early Stages of the New Deal. 8. Institutionalizing the New Deal. 9. The Era of Federal Social Services in the New Frontier and the Great Society. 10. The Paradoxical Era: 1968-1980. 11. The Conservative Counterrevolution in the Era of Reagan and Bush. 12. Reluctance Illustrated: Policy Uncertainty During the Clinton Administration. 13. Bush's Quest for Realignment. 14. Why Has the American Welfare State Been Reluctant -- And What Can We Do About It?

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