The Sympathetic State

Author: Michele Landis Dauber
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226923487
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Drawing on a variety of materials, including newspapers, legal briefs, political speeches, the art and literature of the time, and letters from thousands of ordinary Americans, Dauber shows that while this long history of government ...

The Sympathetic State

Author: Michele Landis Dauber
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226923509
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In The Sympathetic State, Michele Landis Dauber recovers this crucial aspect of American history, tracing the roots of the modern American welfare state beyond the New Deal and the Progressive Era back to the earliest days of the republic ...

The Sympathetic State

Author: Michele Landis Dauber
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226923499
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In The Sympathetic State, Michele Landis Dauber recovers this crucial aspect of American history, tracing the roots of the modern American welfare state beyond the New Deal and the Progressive Era back to the earliest days of the republic ...

The Land Of Too Much

Author: Monica Prasad
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674071549
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Monica Prasad’s powerful demand-side hypothesis addresses three questions: Why does the United States have more poverty than any other developed country?

Emergency Management And Social Intelligence

Author: Charna R. Epstein
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439847983
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Michele Landis, author of the sympathetic state: disaster relief and the origins of
the american Welfare state, argues that the origins of social welfare policy are
rooted in the first appropriations of federal aid for disaster-type events. Landis
argues that social welfare policy evolved from the federal government allocations
for fires, floods, droughts, and other disasters. From the first private bills for relief
of distress in the late 18th century, every successful claim enhanced the appeal
of ...

Citizens And Paupers

Author: Chad Alan Goldberg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226300773
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Citizens and Paupers explores this contentious history by analyzing and comparing three major programs: the Freedmen's Bureau, the Works Progress Administration, and the present-day system of workfare that arose in the 1990s.

The Welfare State A Very Short Introduction

Author: David Garland
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199672660
Size: 77.27 MB
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Development of the American welfare state: Theda Skocpol, Protecting Soldiers
and Mothers: The Political Origins of Social Policy in the United States (Harvard
University Press 1992); Michele Dauber, The Sympathetic State: Disaster Relief
and the Origins of the American Welfare State (Chicago University Press 2013).
Development of the British welfare state: Asa Briggs, 'The Welfare State in
Historical Perspective', European Journal of Sociology 2(2) (1961), 221–58;
Nicholas ...

The New Welfare Bureaucrats

Author: Celeste Watkins-Hayes
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226874931
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Celeste Watkins-Hayes here reveals how welfare reform engendered a shift in focus for caseworkers from simply providing monetary aid to the much more complex process of helping recipients find work.

Doing Time Together

Author: Megan Comfort
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226114682
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But what of the women they leave behind? Doing Time Together vividly details the ways that prisons shape and infiltrate the lives of women with husbands, fiancés, and boyfriends on the inside.

Disaster Bioethics Normative Issues When Nothing Is Normal

Author: Dónal P. O’Mathúna
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400738641
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This book provides an early exploration of the new field of disaster bioethics: examining the ethical issues raised by disasters. Healthcare ethics issues are addressed in the first part of this book.