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Title:
The Social Security primer : what every citizen should know
Author:
Peterson, Wallace C.
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Publication Information:
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xv, 175 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1510 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780765603739
Format :
Book

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Summary

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Offers a clear understanding of what Social Security has accomplished in the past, challenges it now faces, and possibilities for the future. Outlines the full spectrum of current issues, policies, benefits, and proposed reforms.


Author Notes

Wallace C. Peterson is the George Holmes Professor of Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Table of Contents

1 Social Security: Is It an Endangered Species?
2 Getting from Here to There: A Capsule History of Social Security
3 Things Are Not What They Seem: How Social Security Works
4 Social Security and the Copernican Question
5 How to Save Social Security