Understanding the Social Security Act the foundation of social welfare for America in the twenty-first century

The Social Security Act directs spending for two-thirds of America's Federal budget and drives welfare policy development and spending in the states and local communities. This book provides details about the specific programs administered, the philosophy driving each title and the public polic...

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Main Author: Dobelstein, Andrew W.
Language:English
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Online Access:Link to e-book
Summary:The Social Security Act directs spending for two-thirds of America's Federal budget and drives welfare policy development and spending in the states and local communities. This book provides details about the specific programs administered, the philosophy driving each title and the public policy questions that persist around them.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiii, 353 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2009]
ISBN:9780199894208 (ebook)