Social Security: History and Politics from the New Deal to the Privatization Debate / Edition 1

Social Security: History and Politics from the New Deal to the Privatization Debate / Edition 1

by Daniel Beland
     
 

Compact, timely, well-researched, and balanced, this institutional history of Social Security's seventy years shows how the past still influences ongoing reform debates, helping the reader both to understand and evaluate the current partisan arguments on both sides.See more details below

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Compact, timely, well-researched, and balanced, this institutional history of Social Security's seventy years shows how the past still influences ongoing reform debates, helping the reader both to understand and evaluate the current partisan arguments on both sides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700614042
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Series:
Studies in Government and Public Policy Series
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
1,464,362
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acronyms

Introduction

1. Ideas, Institutions, and Social Security

2. Setting the Reform Agenda

3. Enacting Old Age Insurance

4. The Politics of Expansion

5. The Politics of Retrenchment

6. What Future for Social Security?

Conclusion

Notes

Index

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