The other welfare : supplemental security income and U.S. social policy / Edward D. Berkowitz and Larry DeWitt.

Author
Berkowitz, Edward D. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2013.
Description
x, 279 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 243- 271) and index.
Contents
Creating a new welfare program : the politics of welfare and social security reform in the Nixon administration -- A year in transition : why planning for the new program became difficult -- Launching the program : why the program began badly -- The emergence of a disability program : how the program's fundamental identity changed -- The continuing disability reviews : how the politics of controversy hindered the program -- The courts and other sources of program growth : how the program expanded in a conservative age -- The welfare reform of 1996 : how the program became swept up in the narrative of welfare fraud and abuse -- Post-1996 developments : a brief postscript.
ISBN
  • 9780801451737 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0801451736 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
2012033633
OCLC
806993687
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