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  • A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programsby Robert H. Haveman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs: Achievements, Failures, and Lessons presents papers on the war on poverty, dealing with its origins, its education, health, and income maintenance programs, and its community action, legal services, and antidiscrimination policies. The book discusses poverty and social policy in the 1960s and 1970s; the social... more...

  • A Guaranteed Annual Incomeby Philip K. Robins; Robert G. Spiegelman; Samuel Weiner

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    A Guaranteed Annual Income: Evidence from a Social Experiment brings together the first accounting of evidence on the impact of the Seattle/Denver Income-Maintenance Experiments (SIME/DIME) on participating individuals and families. It is based on a selection of papers delivered to policymakers, program administrators, and researchers at a conference... more...

  • Welfare of the Poorby Mary Bryna Sanger

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Welfare of the Poor reviews the explanatory models used to predict the relation of the poor to major institutions such as the labor market the family, the health care system, and the educational system; and the impact these relations have on the status of the poor. The monograph assesses the models that explain welfare dependency. Chapters focus on... more...

  • Community Rehabilitation Services for People with Disabilitiesby Orv C. Karan; Stephen Greenspan

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Community Rehabilitation Services for People with Disabilities delves into the changes happening in the disability services in the United States. The book focuses on how these changes are affecting the way professionals and agencies relate to people with disabilities and their families. The text aims to provide an introductory view of the community... more...

  • Disinheritedby Diana Furchtgott-Roth; Jared Meyer

    Encounter Books 2015; US$ 23.99

    Tens of millions of Americans are between the ages of 18 and 30. These Americans, known as millennials, are, or soon will be, entering the workforce. For them, achieving success will be more difficult than it was for young people in the past. This is not because they are less intelligent, they have worked less hard, or they are any less deserving... more...

  • The Empire of Security and the Safety of the Peopleby William Bain

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This is an accessible new examination of what ?security? means today, contextualizing the term amongst other key ideas, such as the nation state, diplomacy, war and autonomy. By exploring the many differing conceptions of security, this study clearly explains how the idea of security in world affairs can be understood in relation to other ideas... more...

  • Polydrug Abuseby Donald R. Wesson; Albert S. Carlin; Kenneth M. Adams

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Polydrug Abuse: The Results of a National Collaborative Study reports on the findings of a national study of polydrug users, initiated and organized by the Special Action Office of Drug Abuse Prevention. This book provides a comprehensive demographic, sociological, psychological, and medical study of polydrug cases. The chapters in the text cover... more...

  • Institutional Neurosisby Russell Barton

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Institutional Neurosis is a four-chapter text that systematically presents the dreadful mental changes that may result from institutional life and the steps that can be taken to cure them. The term ?institutional neurosis” promotes the syndrome to the category of a disease, rather than a process, thereby encouraging the public to understand, approach,... more...

  • Income-Tested Transfer Programsby Irwin Garfinkel

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Income Tested Transfer Programs: The Case for and Against covers the proceedings of the 1979 conference of leading scientists, sponsored by the Institute for Research on Poverty. The contributors consider the contribution of social science knowledge and analysis in settling the arguments in the debate about the merits of income testing in transfer... more...

  • Expand Social Security Now!by Steven Hill

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 15.00

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