Losing Ground

Losing Ground

American Social Policy, 1950-1980

Book - 1994
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Baker & Taylor
Argues that past government social programs have actually slowed down progress in reducing poverty, crime, discrimination, and ignorance.

Perseus Publishing
This classic book serves as a starting point for any serious discussion of welfare reform. Losing Ground argues that the ambitious social programs of the1960s and 1970s actually made matters worse for

This classic book serves as a starting point for any serious discussion of welfare reform.Losing Ground argues that the ambitious social programs of the1960s and 1970s actually made matters worse for its supposed beneficiaries, the poor and minorities. Charles Murray startled readers by recommending that we abolish welfare reform, but his position launched a debate culminating in President Clinton’s proposal to end welfare as we know it.”


Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [1994]
Edition: Tenth anniversary edition
Copyright Date: ©1994
ISBN: 9780465042333
0465042333
Branch Call Number: 973.92 MURRA
Characteristics: xxi, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes: "Second paper edition"--Title page verso
Originally published: 1984

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