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Poverty and Society The Growth of the American Welfare State in International Comparison by Daniel Levine

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Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • History: American,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • USA,
  • Public welfare,
  • History,
  • Germany,
  • Great Britain,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8025244M
ISBN 100813513537
ISBN 109780813513539

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