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Losing Ground: American Social Policy 1950-1980 Paperback – 28 Feb 1986

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  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Basic Books (28 Feb. 1986)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0465042325
  • ISBN-13: 978-0465042326
  • Product Dimensions: 2.4 x 15.5 x 23.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
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Argues that the ambitious social programmes of the Great Society designed to help the poor and disadvantaged not only did not accomplish what they set out to do, but often made things worse.


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