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The Resource Losing ground : American social policy, 1950-1980, Charles Murray

Losing ground : American social policy, 1950-1980, Charles Murray

Label
Losing ground : American social policy, 1950-1980
Title
Losing ground
Title remainder
American social policy, 1950-1980
Statement of responsibility
Charles Murray
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IUL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murray, Charles A
Dewey number
305.8/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HN57
LC item number
.M84 1984
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • Política social
  • Estados unidos (condicões sociais)
  • Sociale hervormingen
  • Armoede
  • Discriminatie
  • Sozialpolitik
  • USA
Label
Losing ground : American social policy, 1950-1980, Charles Murray
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 301-316
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A generous revolution. The Kennedy transition ; "The system is to blame" ; Implementing the elite wisdom -- Being poor, being black : 1950-1980. Poverty ; Employment ; Wages and occupations ; Education ; Crime ; The family ; The view from 1966 -- Interpreting the data. The social scientists and the great experiment ; Incentives to fail I : maximizing short-term gains ; Incentives to fail II : crime and education ; The destruction of status rewards -- Rethinking social policy. What do we want to accomplish? ; The constraints on helping ; Choosing a future
Control code
11192370
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 323 pages
Isbn
9780465042319
Lccn
83046092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)685359
  • (OCoLC)11192370
Label
Losing ground : American social policy, 1950-1980, Charles Murray
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 301-316
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A generous revolution. The Kennedy transition ; "The system is to blame" ; Implementing the elite wisdom -- Being poor, being black : 1950-1980. Poverty ; Employment ; Wages and occupations ; Education ; Crime ; The family ; The view from 1966 -- Interpreting the data. The social scientists and the great experiment ; Incentives to fail I : maximizing short-term gains ; Incentives to fail II : crime and education ; The destruction of status rewards -- Rethinking social policy. What do we want to accomplish? ; The constraints on helping ; Choosing a future
Control code
11192370
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 323 pages
Isbn
9780465042319
Lccn
83046092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)685359
  • (OCoLC)11192370

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