...and Economic Justice for All: Welfare Reform for the 21st Century, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

...and Economic Justice for All

Welfare Reform for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

By Michael L. Murray

Routledge

256 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9781563249891
pub: 1997-02-28
SAVE ~$8.24
$54.95
$46.71
x
Hardback: 9781563249884
pub: 1997-02-28
SAVE ~$25.50
$170.00
$144.50
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9781315284491
pub: 2016-09-16
from $27.48


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

The author presents an argument for a system of social insurance that replaces welfare with a Guaranteed Adequate Income. The book reviews public assistance programmes, and evaluates other plans that have been proposed.

Table of Contents

Written in an accessible, case study format, this groundbreaking work explores the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of family leave policy in the United States, from its beginnings at the state level in the early 1980s, through the adoption of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, and beyond to the present day. With a political economy perspective, the book identifies the major economic and social forces affecting both the family and the workplace. And drawing on original primary research, it examines how the political system has responded to this evolving issue with various policy initiatives.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL028000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General