America's welfare state : from Roosevelt to Reagan /

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Main Author: Berkowitz, Edward D.
Format: Book
Language:English
Series:American moment.
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Table of Contents:
  • Series Editor's Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction
  • I. The Social Security Crisis
  • 2. Inventing Social Security, 1935
  • 3. The Triumph of Social Security, 1936-1954
  • 4. The Day of Reckoning
  • II. The Frustrations of Welfare Reform
  • 5. Welfare's State, 1935-1967
  • 6. Welfare Restated, 1967-1988
  • III. The Mirage of National Health Insurance
  • 7. Medicare and Health Policy, 1935-1989
  • IV. Conclusion
  • 8. Long-Term Care of the Welfare State
  • A Note on the Sources
  • Index

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