The Price of Citizenship: Refining the American Welfare State

by

Write The First Customer Review

From the earliest poor laws to "the of welfare as we know it," the definitive examination of the question underlying all political debate in America: What does the government owe the individual? In The Price of Citizenship, the culmination of twenty years of research and writing, historian Michael B. Katz traces the evolution of the welfare state from colonial relief programs to the war on poverty to our own age of "compassionate conservatism." He argues that in the last decades three great forces -- a ferocious assault on ...

The Price of Citizenship: Refining the American Welfare State 2001, Metropolitan Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805052084

Hardcover

Select