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Welfare: Rethinking the Contract
Alms. Poor relief. Poor support. The dole. Scientific charity. Public assistance. Mother's Pensions. Welfare. Aid to families with ...
The Presidential Politics of Welfare Reform
The morning after the riots erupted in Los Angeles this spring, many of the streets in the south-central part of the city were deserted. ...
Theories of the Welfare Contract
In their recent book, America's Misunderstood Welfare State, Theodore Marmor, Jerry Mashaw, and Philip Harvey (respectively, a political ...
The Key to Success Is the Neighborhood
The World & I: What is your overall assessment of this country's social-welfare program? Robert L. Woodson: It's been a colossal ...
Alms Without End?: A History of Welfare in America
For anyone seeking to reform the welfare system, the history should be sobering. For at least six hundred years reformers in Western ...
We Must Strengthen the Family
THE WORLD & I: What is your overall assessment of the social-welfare policy of this country? Gov. John Engler: I think the ...
Breaking the Chains of Dependency
The clouds of black smoke drifting over Los Angeles in May were actually signals warning that the crisis in the nation's cities has ...
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