Economics, Bureaucracy, and Race How Keynesians Misguided the War on Poverty

ISBN-10: 023111253X

ISBN-13: 9780231112536

Edition: 2003

Authors: Judith Russell

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This is a hard-hitting analysis of the war on poverty in the United States. The book focuses on the genesis of the Economic Opportunity Act in the 1960s which constituted the core of the antipoverty crusade of President Kennedy and President Johnson.
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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/10/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Judith Russell received her Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University. Until 1999 she was assistant professor of political science at Barnard College. After serving as vice president for research and policy at the New York City Partnership, she has returned to teaching political science at Columbia University.

Introduction: The Other War on Poverty--the Battle for Jobs
Economic Ideas and the War on Poverty
Change and Incapacity in the Department of Labor
Social Forces, Civil Rights, and the Struggle for Jobs
Governmental Will: The Limits of Noblesse Oblige
Ideas and Government Policy Making
Joblessness, Poverty, and Public Policy in the United States
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