Poverty Policy: A Compendium of Cash Transfer Proposals

Poverty Policy: A Compendium of Cash Transfer Proposals

by Theodore R. Marmor

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Overview

Cash transfers are but one form of income supplementation, and a fuller presentation of antipoverty proposals would include both transfers in-kind (such as food, housing, and medical care) and human investment programs aimed at increasing the earning capacity of individuals. Much discussion has centered on how to reduce poverty by getting more cash income in the hands of poor people. This collection brings together in one accessible volume the most widely discussed plans for reducing financial poverty in the United States through cash transfers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780202361703
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Publication date: 01/17/2008
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 16 Years

About the Author

Theodore R. Marmor is professor of public policy and management and professor of political science at Yale School of Management. He currently sits on the editorial board of both the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice and Journal of Health, Politics, Policy, and Law as well as on the international advisory board of the London School of Economics (Health and Social Care). He is an author or co-author of numerous books and author of over a hundred scholarly articles.

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