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Regulating the Poor: The Functions of Public Welfare

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Table of Contents

1. Relief, Labor, and Civil Disorder: An Overview

Part I: Relief and the Great Depression

2. Economic Collapse, Mass Unemployment, and the Rise of Disorder

3. The New Deal and Relief

Part II: Relief and the Years of Stability: 1940-1960

4. Enforcing Low-Wage Work: Statutory Methods

5. Enforcing Low Wage Work: Administrative Methods

Part III: Relief and the Urban Crisis

6. The Welfare Explosion of the 1960s

7. Agricultural Modernization and Mass Unemployment

8. Migration and the Rise of Disorder in the Cities

9. The Great Society and Relief: Federal Intervention

10. The Great Society: Local Consequences

Part IV: Relief, Deindustrialization, and the War Against Labor: 1970-1990

11. Poor Relief and the Dramaturgy of Work

12. Poor Relief and Theories of the Welfare State

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679745167
Editor:
Piven, Frances Fox
Editor:
Cloward, Richard A.
Editor:
Piven, Frances Fox
Editor:
Cloward, Richard A.
Author:
Frances Fox Piven & Richard A. Cloward
Author:
Cloward, Frances Fox Piven & Richard A.
Author:
Piven, Frances Fox
Author:
Cloward, Richard
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Public welfare
Subject:
Poverty
Subject:
Public welfare -- United States.
Subject:
Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
sociology;poverty;politics;political science;welfare;history;social justice;economics;social work;public policy
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Updated ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
no. 429-430
Publication Date:
19930931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
7.97x5.21x1.05 in. .98 lbs.

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