Solutions to Social Problems from the Top Down The Role of Government

ISBN-10: 0205468853
ISBN-13: 9780205468850
Edition: 2007
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Book details

List price: $51.20
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/17/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

George H. Sageis Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Kinesiology at the University of Northern Colorado. He has published more than fifty articles and is the author of many books, including Globalizing Sport: How Corporations, Media, and Politics Are Changing Sports(Paradigm 2010). He was inducted into the National Association for Sport and Physical Education Hall of Fame in 2006. He is the past president of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport.

Preface
Time Line of Progressive Social Policies
The Government and Reform
Progressive Policies: A Persistent Force for the Common Good in the United States
The Real World of Liberalism
What Unites Progressives
What Was Really Great about the Great Society?
The Price of a Free Society
Progressive Social Policies
Social Welfare: The Safety Net
The Faces of Social Security
Social Security, the Nation's Most Effective Safety Net Program
Faces of Medicaid
Bigger and Better
Income and Wealth Redistribution
The Death of Horatio Alger
Tax the Plutocrats!
The Consequences of Concentrated Wealth
Overcoming Institutional Racism, Sexism, and Ableism
Testimony before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National Convention, August 22, 1964
Roe v. Wade
Federal Programs to Ameliorate the Consequences of Disability
American Education: The Struggle for Progressive Policies
Two Cheers for Brown v. Board of Education
The Astonishing Story: Veterans Make Good on the Nation's Promise
Head Start/Early Head Start Program
Public Spaces: Their Use for the Common Good
The Most Democratic Space in America
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) 1933-1941
A Salute to the Civilian Conservation Corps at White Rock Lake Park
TVA's Arrival Turned Valley Around
Environmental Protections
Learning from Love Canal: A Twentieth Anniversary Retrospective
Superfund Update
The Power to Change the World: Hydrogen
Historical Trends and Future Prospects
The Ascent of Conservatism and the Conservative Agenda
The Breaking of the American Social Compact
Why Don't They Listen to Us? Speaking to the Working Class
The Era of Exploitation
The Role of Government in Achieving the Good Society
Imagine a Country: Life in the New Millennium
A National Policy Vision for Children Achievable by 2010
A Progressive Plan
Whose Money Is It? A Meditation on April 15th

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