The War on Welfare

The War on Welfare

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26.5 The War on Welfare

Why did the War on Poverty give way to the war on welfare? Many in the United States saw the welfare reforms of 1996 as the inevitable result of twelve years of conservative retrenchment in American social policy, but there is evidence that the seeds of this change were sown long before the Reagan Revolution—and not necessarily by the Right.

The War on Welfare: Family, Poverty, and Politics in Modern America traces what Bill Clinton famously called "the end of welfare… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (February 02, 2012)

Collection: Politics and Culture in Modern America

Format: EPUB

Page count: 360 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: Watermark

Language: English

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