Democracy and the Welfare State

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The essays in this volume explore the moral foundations and the political prospects of the welfare state in the United States. Among the questions addressed are the following: Has public support for the welfare state faded? Can a democratic state provide welfare without producing dependency on welfare? Is a capitalist (or socialist) economy consistent with the preservation of equal liberty and equal opportunity for all citizens? Why and in what ways does the welfare state discriminate against women? Can we justify limiting ...

Democracy and the Welfare State 1988, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691022758

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Democracy and the Welfare State 1988, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691077567

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