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The Color of Welfare: How Racism Undermined the War on Poverty

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Thirty years after Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty, the United States still lags behind most Western democracies in national welfare systems, lacking such basic programs as national health insurance and child care support. Some critics have explained the failure of social programs by citing our tradition of individual freedom and libertarian values, while others ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published April 11th 1996 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published July 28th 1994)
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