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Author Handler, Joel F.

Title The moral construction of poverty : welfare reform in America / Joel F. Handler, Yeheskel Hasenfeld
Published Newbury Park, Calif : Sage Publications, 1991


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 W'PONDS  361.680973 Han/Mco  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 269 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Introduction -- What is Welfare Policy? -- The Historical Development of Welfare Policy -- To the New Deal -- From the New Deal to the Present -- Welfare and Work -- The Institutionalization of Moral Ambiguity -- Welfare-Work Programs -- The New Poorhouse? -- The Contemporary Reform ̀€Consensus' -- Symbolic and Structural Ambiguity Redux
Analysis Ethics
Overseas item
Social policy
United States
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 245-255
Includes index
Subject Poor -- Government policy -- United States.
Public welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Author Hasenfeld, Yeheskel.
LC no. 91006939
ISBN 0803941978
0803941986 (paperback)