Fighting poverty: what works and what doesn't
Harvard University Press, 1986 - Political Science - 418 pages
Essays examine antipoverty policies of the last twenty years and discuss welfare, health care for the poor, job training, education programs, family structure, and civil rights
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Is Welfare the Answer or the Problem?
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