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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Why Americans Hate Welfare: Race, Media, and the Politics of Antipoverty Policy.   

Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America

Martin Gilens - Political Science - 2012 - 329 pages
Can a country be a democracy if its government only responds to the preferences of the rich? In an ideal democracy, all citizens should have equal influence on government ...
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Welfare Magnets: A New Case for a National Standard

Paul E. Peterson, Mark C. Rom - Political 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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The Poverty of Welfare: Helping Others in Civil Society

Michael Tanner - Political Science - 2003 - 212 pages
The 1996 Welfare Reform Act was the most significant changes in social welfare policy in nearly 30 years. The Poverty of Welfare examines the impact of that reform, looking at ...
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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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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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Urban Injustice: How Ghettos Happen

David Hilfiker - Social Science - 2011 - 98 pages
David Hilfiker has committed his life, both as a writer and a doctor, to people in need, writing about the urban poor with whom he’s spent all his days for the last two decades ...
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