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Author Cherry, Robert D., 1944-

Title Moving working families forward : third way policies that can work / Robert Cherry with Robert Lerman
Published New York : New York University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 253 pages) : illustrations
Contents A third way perspective -- Employment growth: it's strengths and limitations -- Evaluating targeted policies -- Combating racial earnings disparities -- Combating gender earnings disparities -- Refocusing community college programs -- Strengthening partnerships -- Revising government tax policies -- Redirecting immigration policies -- Recasting housing subsidies -- The politics of reform
Summary Even as the US political system remains deeply divided between right and left, there is a clear yearning for a more moderate third way that navigates an intermediate position to address the most pressing issues facing the United States today. Moving Working Families Forward points to a Third Way between liberals and conservatives, combining a commitment to government expenditures that enhance the incomes of working families while recognizing that concerns for program effectiveness, individual responsibility, and underutilization of market incentives are justified. While conservatives often pro
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Working class families -- Government policy -- United States.
Working poor -- Government policy -- United States.
United States -- Economic policy.
United States -- Social policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Lerman, Robert I.
ISBN 081476990X (electronic bk
0814772994 (electronic bk
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