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The Missing Middle: Working Families and the Future of American Social Policy

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Skocpol (government and sociology, Harvard U.) says that in response to conservative pressure to end rather than update social programs, liberals have focused on programs for the poorest children instead of pushing for social policy that addresses the needs and values of most citizens. Such scattered programs, she warns, are ripe for picking off one by one, especially when the majority can be convinced they do not benefit from them.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780393048223
Subtitle:
Working Families and the Future of American Social Policy
Foreword:
Skocpol, Theda
Author:
Leone, Richard C.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Social Policy
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology - Marriage & Family
Subject:
Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
U.S. Government
Subject:
Working class families
Subject:
Middle class families.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Century Foundation Book.
Publication Date:
January 2000
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Pages:
207
Dimensions:
9.51x6.43x.87 in. 1.10 lbs.

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