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The Resource The color of welfare : how racism undermined the war on poverty, Jill Quadagno, (electronic resource)

The color of welfare : how racism undermined the war on poverty, Jill Quadagno, (electronic resource)

Label
The color of welfare : how racism undermined the war on poverty
Title
The color of welfare
Title remainder
how racism undermined the war on poverty
Statement of responsibility
Jill Quadagno
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Thirty years after Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty, the United States still lags behind most Western democracies in national welfare systems, lacking such basic programs as national health insurance and child care support. Some critics have explained the failure of social programs by citing our tradition of individual freedom and libertarian values, while others point to weaknesses within the working class. In The Color of Welfare, Jill Quadagno takes exception to these claims, placing race at the center of the "American Dilemma," as Swedish economist Gunnar Myrdal did half
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quadagno, Jill S
Dewey number
305.5/69/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Economic assistance, Domestic
  • Poor
  • United States
  • United States
  • USA
Label
The color of welfare : how racism undermined the war on poverty, Jill Quadagno, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-240) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The equal opportunity welfare state -- Unfinished democracy -- Fostering political participation -- Extending equal employment opportunity -- Abandoning the American dream -- The politics of welfare reform -- The politics of motherhood -- Universal principles in social security -- Rebuilding the welfare state -- Explaining American exceptionalism
Control code
ocn729246983
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Oxford University Press pbk. ed
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195079197
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)729246983
Label
The color of welfare : how racism undermined the war on poverty, Jill Quadagno, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-240) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The equal opportunity welfare state -- Unfinished democracy -- Fostering political participation -- Extending equal employment opportunity -- Abandoning the American dream -- The politics of welfare reform -- The politics of motherhood -- Universal principles in social security -- Rebuilding the welfare state -- Explaining American exceptionalism
Control code
ocn729246983
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Oxford University Press pbk. ed
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195079197
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)729246983

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