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The War on Welfare–Now Available


The War on Welfare: Family, Poverty, and Politics in Modern America


Marisa Chappell

352 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 illus.

Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4204-1 | $45.00 | £29.50

A volume in the Politics and Culture in Modern America series

The War on WelfareFocusing on the fate of the federal Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program, this comprehensive history of the thirty year war over welfare shows how stubborn allegiance to the male-headed household undermined the struggle for economic justice.

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