The Resource Visions of poverty : welfare policy and political imagination, Robert Asen

Visions of poverty : welfare policy and political imagination, Robert Asen

Label
Visions of poverty : welfare policy and political imagination
Title
Visions of poverty
Title remainder
welfare policy and political imagination
Statement of responsibility
Robert Asen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Images of poverty shape the debate surrounding it. In 1996, then President Bill Clinton signed welfare reform legislation repealing the principal federal program providing monetary assistance to poor families, Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). With the president''s signature this originally non-controversial program became the only title of the 1935 Social Security Act to be repealed. The legislation culminated a retrenchment era in welfare policy beginning in the early 1980s. To understand completely the welfare policy debates of the last half of the 20th Century, the vario
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
361.6/5/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV95
LC item number
.A848 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Rhetoric and public affairs series
Label
Visions of poverty : welfare policy and political imagination, Robert Asen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-312) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Imagining others in public policy debate -- Cross-purposes and divided populations: the historical contradictions of poverty discourse -- Reducing welfare -- Reorienting welfare -- Repealing welfare -- Imagining an inclusive political community
Control code
ocn162128097
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (325 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429480383
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35505965
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)162128097
  • pebcs0870138871

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
Processing Feedback ...