Assets and the poor : a new American welfare policy / Michael Sherraden.Material type: TextPublisher: London : Routledge, 2015Description: xviii, 324 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781563240669.Other title: A new American welfare policy.Subject(s): Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States | Public welfare -- United States | Saving and investment -- United States
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First published 1991 by M.E. Sharpe. -- from title-page verso
Includes bibliographical references and index (pages 315-324).
The failure of welfare policy as a failure of national vision -- Income distribution and income poverty -- The state of welfare theory -- Federal welfare policy--who benefits? -- The welfare reform debate -- The name and distribution of assets -- inheritance of asset inequality -- Toward a theory of welfare based on assets -- The design of asset-based welfare policy -- Individual development accounts -- Examples, proposals, costs -- The integration of welfare policy with econimic goals of the nation -- Summary and conclusion