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A Poverty of Imagination Bootstrap Capitalism, Sequel to Welfare Reform by David Stoesz

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Central government policies,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Welfare & benefit systems,
  • Poverty,
  • Welfare Economics,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Human Services,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Public Relations,
  • Social Work,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Employment,
  • Government policy,
  • Poor,
  • Public welfare,
  • United States,
  • Welfare recipients

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10317060M
ISBN 100299169502
ISBN 109780299169503

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