Poverty in America: The Welfare Dilemma

By Ralph Segalman; Asoke Basu | Go to book overview

PROGRAMS AND BILLS
Aid to the Blind (AB)
Aid to Families With Dependent Children (AFDC) [AFDC-U = Unemployed Father]
Aid to the Totally Disabled (ATD)
American Conservative Union (ACU)
Basic Educational Opportunity Grant (BEOG)
Better Jobs and Income Program (BJIP)
Charity Organization movement
Charity Organization Society (COS)
Chicago Housing Authority (CHA)
Child Saving movement
Civil Works Agency (CWA)
Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA)
Elizabethan Poor Law
Emergency Employment Program (EEP)
Family Assistance Plan proposal
Farmers Home Administration
Federal Emergency Relief Act
Federal Home Loan Bank
Federal Housing Administration (FHA)
Federal National Mortgage Association
Food Stamp program
General Accounting Office (GAO)
General Assistance (GA)
Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA)
Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)
Health Services Agency (HSA)

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Table of contents

  • Recent Titles in Contributions in Sociology Series Editor: Don Martindale ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgements iv
  • Contents vii
  • Tables ix
  • Preface xi
  • PROGRAMS AND BILLS xv
  • 1 - The Parameters of Poverty 3
  • References 48
  • 2 - Poor Law and the Poor 57
  • References 88
  • 3 - Programs of Public Assistance and Social Insurance in America 91
  • References 129
  • 4 - Social Interventions Against Poverty 131
  • References 181
  • 5 - Income Maintenance Proposals and the Question of Poverty 188
  • References 227
  • 6 - Medical Services for the Poor 232
  • References 266
  • 7 - Housing Assistance 271
  • References 305
  • 8 - Work, Education, and Poverty in America 309
  • References 363
  • POSTSCRIPT 369
  • References 375
  • Bibliography 377
  • Index 399
  • Vita 419
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