9780801451737 cloth alkaline paper 9780801467332 e-book
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Creating a new welfare program : the politics of welfare and social security reform in the Nixon administration A year in transition : why planning for the new program became difficult Launching the program : why the program began badly The emergence of a disability program : how the program's fundamental identity changed The continuing disability reviews : how the politics of controversy hindered the program The courts and other sources of program growth : how the program expanded in a conservative age The welfare reform of 1996 : how the program became swept up in the narrative of welfare fraud and abuse Post-1996 developments : a brief postscript.