Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 January 2010

272 Pages | 23 Figures, 5 Tables


ISBN: 9780199579310

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Wealth and Welfare States

Is America a Laggard or Leader?

Irwin Garfinkel, Lee Rainwater, and Timothy Smeeding

  • Provides an overview of health education and welfare in comparative perspective
  • Compares American welfare state to that of other rich nations in terms of size, structure, and outcomes, and historical development
  • Reader friendly, presenting original research and reviews and summarizing large bodies of technical research in easy to understand figures and prose

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