Titel: Undeserving Poor
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Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9780394534572-3
Inhaltsangabe: For the first time in over twenty-five years. the issue of poverty -- and our failure to deal with it -- is back at the top of the policy agenda and on the front page of the news. In this magisterial overview social historian Michael B. Katz, examines the ideas and assumptions that have shaped public policy from the sixties War on Poverty to the current war on welfare. Closely argued and lucidly written. The Undeserving Poor transcends the barriers that have channeled the American discussion of poverty and wealth into a narrow, self-defeating course, and points the way to a new, constructive approach to our major social problem.
"[A] convincing and clear historical perspective on the peculiar perceptions of poverty and welfare in the United States"--William J. Wilson, University of Chicago
"Likely to become the definitive history of contemporary poverty policy."--Frances Fox Piven
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