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Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America

Martin Gilens - Political Science - 2012 - 329 pages
""Inequality in America" is steadily worsening, and nowhere is that more worrying than in our politics. This deservedly prize-winning book offers compelling new evidence that ...
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Welfare Magnets: A New Case for a National Standard

Paul E. Peterson - Social Science - 2010 - 178 pages
Paul Peterson and Mark Rom find strong evidence that states with higher welfare benefits act as magnets by attracting poor people who would not otherwise move there or stay ...
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Welfare Reform: A Comparative Assessment of the French and U.S. Experiences

Neil Gilbert, Antoine Parent - Political Science - 300 pages
Since the late 1980s welfare policies in France and the United States have increasingly been shaped by a strong emphasis on citizens' obligations to work and be independent ...
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The End of Welfare: Fighting Poverty in the Civil Society

Michael Tanner - Political Science - 1996 - 226 pages
Argues for the abolishment of the current system.
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Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform

Sanford F. Schram, Joe Brian Soss, Richard Carl Fording - Political Science - 2010 - 392 pages
It's hard to imagine discussing welfare policy without discussing race, yet all too often this uncomfortable factor is avoided or simply ignored. Sometimes the relationship ...
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Support for the American Welfare State: The Views of Congress and the Public

Fay Lomax Cook, Edith J. Barrett - Political Science - 1992 - 327 pages
The results of a survey of attitudes of both the public and members of the U.S. House of Representatives about Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Medicare, Medicaid ...
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Confronting Poverty: Prescriptions for Change

Sheldon Danziger, Gary D. Sandefur, Daniel H. Weinberg - Social Science - 1994 - 529 pages
'Confronting Poverty' proposes thoughtful reforms in employment and training, child support, health care, education, welfare, immigration, and urban policies, all crafted from ...
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The State of the Masses

Richard F. Hamilton, James D. Wright - Social Science - 1986 - 470 pages
Is the consciousness of Americans in the midst of dramatic transformation? Or do people think and feel much the same as they have always thought and felt? Do most people enjoy ...
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Racialized Politics: The Debate about Racism in America

David O. Sears, Jim Sidanius, Lawrence Bobo - Political Science - 2000 - 432 pages
Are Americans less prejudiced now than they were thirty years ago, or has racism simply gone "underground"? Is racism something we learn as children, or is it a result of ...
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