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Bold Relief:
Institutional Politics and the Origins of Modern American Social Policy
Edwin Amenta

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Introduction: Paradoxes of American Social Policy3
Ch. 1An Institutional Politics Theory of Social Policy18
Ch. 2An Indifferent Commitment to Modern Social Policy, 1880-193454
Ch. 3America's First Welfare Reform, 1935-193680
Ch. 4Consolidating the Work and Relief Policy, 1937-1939122
Ch. 5Some Little New Deals Are Littler than Others162
Ch. 6Redefining the New Deal, 1940-1950191
Ch. 7A Welfare State for Britain231
Conclusion250
Afterword270
Notes273
Initials of Organizations and Programs331
Sources of Illustrations333
Index335

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