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The Resource The American myth of markets in social policy : ideological roots of inequality, Debra Hevenstone

The American myth of markets in social policy : ideological roots of inequality, Debra Hevenstone

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The American myth of markets in social policy : ideological roots of inequality
Title
The American myth of markets in social policy
Title remainder
ideological roots of inequality
Statement of responsibility
Debra Hevenstone
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The American Myth of Markets in Social Policy examines how implementing American tropes in policy design inadvertently frustrates policy goals. The book investigates multiple market-oriented designs including funding for private organizations to deliver public services, funding for individuals to buy services, and policies incentivizing or mandating private actors to provide social policy. Hevenstone shows that these solutions often not only fail to achieve social goals, but actively undermine them. The book carefully details the mechanisms through which this occurs, and examines several policies in depth, covering universal social insurance programs like healthcare and pensions, as well as smaller interventions like programs for the homeless.--
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Hevenstone, Debra
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Equality
  • Social classes
  • United States
Label
The American myth of markets in social policy : ideological roots of inequality, Debra Hevenstone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-286) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
PART I: THEORY -- 1.Defining Social Goals: Pragmatism, Empiricism, and the Social Debate -- 2.Social Policy Design: Market-Oriented Solutions, Rationality, and Federalism -- PART II: POLICY -- 3.Labor Markets: Wages, the Employer's Role, and Family Policy -- 4.Social Insurance: Health, Pensions, and Long-Term Care -- 5.Targeted Programs: Housing, Homelessness, and Youth Training -- 6.Social Pressure: Health Behaviors, Bullying, Prejudice, and Discrimination
Control code
FIEb17755190
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 291 pages
Isbn
9781137436290
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)909320997
Label
The American myth of markets in social policy : ideological roots of inequality, Debra Hevenstone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-286) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
PART I: THEORY -- 1.Defining Social Goals: Pragmatism, Empiricism, and the Social Debate -- 2.Social Policy Design: Market-Oriented Solutions, Rationality, and Federalism -- PART II: POLICY -- 3.Labor Markets: Wages, the Employer's Role, and Family Policy -- 4.Social Insurance: Health, Pensions, and Long-Term Care -- 5.Targeted Programs: Housing, Homelessness, and Youth Training -- 6.Social Pressure: Health Behaviors, Bullying, Prejudice, and Discrimination
Control code
FIEb17755190
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 291 pages
Isbn
9781137436290
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)909320997

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