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Programs in aid of the poor for the 1970"s

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Published by Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Public welfare -- United States.,
    • Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Sar A. Levitan.
      SeriesPolicy studies in employment and welfare, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV95 .L54 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 117 p.
      Number of Pages117
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5076056M
      ISBN 100801811473
      LC Control Number74108383


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Ehrlich. Welfare expands in the s. poor families with two parents were excluded from receiving AFDC until (using the ‘able-bodied’ argument) and conservative groups would spend much of the s and 80s trying to roll back the changes to the system that resulted from the Great Society programs.

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