Political Science

Politics and Jobs: The Boundaries of Employment Policy in the United States

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Price:
$57.50 / £45.00
ISBN:
Published:
Feb 14, 1993
1993
Pages:
262
Size:
6 x 9.25 in.
Illus:
6 line illus., 11 tables
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Americans claim a strong attachment to the work ethic and regularly profess support for government policies to promote employment. Why, then, have employment policies gained only a tenuous foothold in the United States? To answer this question, Margaret Weir highlights two related elements: the power of ideas in policymaking and the politics of interest formation.