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Title:
Work over welfare : the inside story of the 1996 welfare reform law
Author:
Haskins, Ron.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
xiii, 450 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Building the American welfare state -- Laying the groundwork -- House Republicans unite behind radical reforms -- The contract with America -- The House initiates the revolution -- The battle in the House, Part I: hearings -- The battle in the House, Part II: Markups -- The battle in the House, Part III: the floor -- The Senate joins the revolution -- Budget issues trump welfare reform -- Clinton vetoes welfare reform, again -- The Governors revive the revolution -- The revolution threatened -- Triumph: Clinton signs -- Ten years later: the triumph of work -- Appendix: The welfare reform law that reshaped American social policy.
ISBN:
9780815735083
Format :
Book