Protecting Soldiers and Mothers
The Political Origins of Social Policy in United States
By (author) Theda Skocpol
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Protecting Soldiers and Mothers by Theda Skocpol
Book DescriptionIt is widely held that the United States lagged behind the countries of Western Europe in developing modern social policies. But, as Theda Skocpol shows in this new historical analysis, the United States actually pioneered generous social spending for many of its elderly, disabled and dependent citizens. Theda Skocpol's previous works include the prize-winning "States and Social Revolutions".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674717664
(235mm x 162mm x 45mm)
Imprint: The Belknap Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 5-Apr-1995
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Theda Skocpol
Theda Skocpol is Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University. Her previous works include the prize-winning States and Social Revolutions.
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