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Published: 27 September 2018

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780190864835

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The Investment State

Charting the Future of Social Policy

David Stoesz

  • Serves as a sequel to The Dynamic Welfare State (OUP, 2016) — which highlighted a theory of welfare state decline — by envisioning a new paradigm for social programs
  • Outlines three strategies of social investment: Social Development Accounts, Community Credit Unions, and Refundable Volunteer Tax Credits
  • Provides a template for future social policy, which can be adapted to cities, states, nations, and international trade agreements