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Americans claim a strong attachment to the work ethic and regularly profess support for government policies to promote employment. Why, then, have employment policies gained only a tenuous foothold in the United States? To answer this question, Margaret Weir highlights two related elements: the power of ideas in policymaking and the politics of interest formation.
List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
Innovations and Boundaries in American Policymaking
Creating an American Keynesianism
Race and Politics of Poverty
Public Employment and the Politics of "Corruption"
The Political Collapse of Full Employment
Policy Boundaries and Political Possibilities
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ISBN: 9780691024929 ISBN-10: 0691024928 Audience:
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 262 Published: 14th February 1993 Publisher: Princeton University Press Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51
Weight (kg): 0.36