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Author Allard, Scott W.

Title Out of reach : place, poverty, and the new American welfare state / Scott W. Allard.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Glendale History Room Reference    361.65 ALL    Available
Description xiv, 266 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Note "Published with assistance from the foundation established in memory of Philip Hamilton"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-258) and index.
Contents Place, poverty, and the new American welfare state -- Spatial inequality in the safety net -- The financing and stability of organizations serving the poor -- A comparison of faith-based and secular nonprofit service providers -- The politics of a fragmented welfare state -- Repairing holes in the safety net.
Subject Human services -- United States.
Welfare state -- United States.
Federal aid to public welfare -- United States.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social policy.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social policy.
Washington (D.C.) -- Social policy.
ISBN 9780300120356 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0300120354 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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