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Author Berkowitz, Edward D.

Title America's welfare state : from Roosevelt to Reagan / Edward D. Berkowitz.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1991.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  361.973 B513A    Check Shelf
Description xxii, 216 pages ; 24 cm.
Series The American moment
American moment.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-208) and index.
Contents The Social Security Crisis -- Inventing Social Security, 1935 -- The Triumph of Social Security, 1936-1954 -- The Day of Reckoning -- The Frustrations of Welfare Reform -- Welfare's State, 1935-1967 -- Welfare Restated, 1967-1988 -- The Mirage of National Health Insurance -- Medicare and Health Policy, 1935-1989 -- Long-Term Care of the Welfare State.
Summary Social welfare policy in the United States has gone from controversy in the 1930s, to consensus at mid-century, and back to controversy and confusion in the late twentieth century. In America's Welfare State, Edward Berkowitz offers a concise and informative historical overview of this costly and often frustrating area of domestic policy.
Subject Social security -- United States.
Public welfare -- United States.
Medical care -- United States.
Medicare -- history. (DNLM)D006278Q000266
Social Security -- history. (DNLM)D012943Q000266
Social Welfare -- history. (DNLM)D012946Q000266
United States. (DNLM)D014481
Medical care. (OCoLC)fst01013753
Public welfare. (OCoLC)fst01083250
Social security. (OCoLC)fst01123077
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Soziale Sicherheit (DE-588)4055732-7
United States (DE-588)4078704-7
Sociale zekerheid.
Santé publique -- États-Unis.
État providence.
Sécurité sociale -- États-Unis.
Aide sociale -- États-Unis -- 20e siècle.
Soins médicaux -- États-Unis.
United States.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1935-1988.
Geschichte 1935-1989.
Geschichte 1935-1988
Geschichte 1935-1989
Indexed Term Welfare services Policies Of Government
United States
Other Form: Online version: Berkowitz, Edward D. America's welfare state. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1991 (OCoLC)654590749
ISBN 0801841275
0801841283 (pbk.)
9780801841286 (pbk.)
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