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Actively Seeking Work?

The Politics of Unemployment and Welfare Policy in the United States and Great Britain

Actively Seeking Work?( )
Author: King, Desmond S.
ISBN:978-0-226-43622-7
Publication Date:Mar 1995
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $37.00
Book Description:

Why have both Great Britain and the United States been unable to create effective training and work programs for the unemployed? Desmond King contends that the answer lies in the liberal political origins of these programs. Integrating extensive, previously untapped archival and documentary materials with an analysis of the sources of political support for work-welfare programs, King shows that policymakers in both Great Britain and the United States have tried to achieve...
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Book Details
Pages:348
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Economic Policy
Business & Economics / Economic Conditions
Political Science / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:1.144 Pounds



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