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Each of the two years includes field placement. Understanding this combination of reliance on private action, market allocation, and private expenditure and the American cultural, and policy-related, preference for work and employment over relief is central to understanding the strange architecture of American social welfare. In all societies persons incapacitated to the extent that they cannot provide for themselves must receive both care and economic aid from others if they are to survive.

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Publisher: Berghahn Books; 1 edition (April 30, 2007)

ISBN: 1845453301

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