Welfare in the United States: A History with Documents, 19351996

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-03-06
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Following the shifting demographics of the welfare rolls, policy debates about welfare, the institutional history and major turning points over the past seventy years, Welfare in the United States serves as the complete guide to the history of the American welfare program.

Table of Contents

List of Documentsp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
AFDC in the Early Years: The 1930s and 1940sp. 9
New Debates about Welfare, Motherhood, and Work: The 1950s and Early 1960sp. 23
Welfare Rights and Welfare Reform: The 1960s and 1970sp. 39
The End of Welfare as We Knew It: The 1980s and 1990sp. 63
Introduction to the Documentsp. 85
Documentsp. 87
Notesp. 222
References and Further Readingp. 225
Permissions Acknowledgmentsp. 229
Indexp. 233
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