Robert Ball and the Politics of Social Security

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In the second half of the twentieth century, no one exerted more influence over Social Security than Robert Ball, who in 1947 wrote what became the key statement defining why social insurance, not welfare, should be America s primary income maintenance program. This policy-oriented biography surveys the history of Social Security from 1950 to the present through the eyes of the public servant most crucial to its development. Drawing on exclusive access to Robert Ball s papers and Ball s own extensive oral memoir created for ...

Robert Ball and the Politics of Social Security 2005, University of Wisconsin Press, Wisconsin

ISBN-13: 9780299189549

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Robert Ball and the Politics of Social Security 2003, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299189501

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