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The Great Society and Its Legacy

Twenty Years of U.S. Social Policy

by Marshall Kaplan

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Political science & theory,
  • USA,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Political Science/European Pol,
  • Public Policy,
  • paper,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • 1960-1980,
  • Economic policy,
  • Social conditions,
  • Social policy,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeggy Cuciti (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11422058M
    ISBN 100822307383
    ISBN 109780822307389

      That is the question to be explored in a conference, Legacies of the Great Society: War, Poverty and Voting Rights, at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, March 24


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