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Third Sector Development
Making Up for the Market
Christopher Gunn
Nonprofit corporations, cooperatives, and credit unions constitute an alternative avenue of hope and action for communities that have come up short in the normal operation of the market economy. These organizations comprise the third sector, which...



Going Public
The Role of Labor-Management Relations in Delivering Quality Government Services
Going Public examines the forces affecting labor and management and the prospects for adopting service-oriented cooperative relationships as a key strategy for meeting the expanded demands on the public sector.



Race, Racism, and Reparations
J. Angelo Corlett
If affirmative action and other ethnicity-based social programs are justified, then J. Angelo Corlett believes it is important to come to an adequate understanding of the nature of ethnicity in general and ethnic group membership in particular. In...



Public Pensions
Gender and Civic Service in the States, 1850–1937
Susan M. Sterett
In Public Pensions, Susan M. Sterett traces the legal and constitutional structures underlying early social welfare programs in the United States. Sterett explains the status of state and local government payments for public servants and the poor...



Whistleblowers
Broken Lives and Organizational Power
C. Fred Alford
In a dark departure from our standard picture of whistleblowers, C. Fred Alford offers a chilling account of the world of people who have come forward to protest organizational malfeasance in government agencies and in the private sector. The...



Race, Money, and the American Welfare State
Michael K. Brown
The American welfare state is often blamed for exacerbating social problems confronting African Americans while failing to improve their economic lot. Michael K. Brown contends that our welfare system has in fact denied them the social provision it...



New Approaches to Disability in the Workplace
This volume examines questions related to the prevention, compensation, and accommodation of work disabilities. It focuses on disabilities arising out of workplace...



Dividing Citizens
Gender and Federalism in New Deal Public Policy
Suzanne Mettler
Rich with implications for current debates over citizenship and welfare policy, this book provides a detailed historical account of how governing institutions and public policies shape social status and civic life.



Public Sector Employment in a Time of Transition
The public sector seems to be in the early stages of a profound transition, similar in scale to the transformation of private sector industrial relations in the 1970s and 1980s. This volume analyzes elements in what is variously described as...



The Wages of Motherhood
Inequality in the Welfare State, 1917–1942
Gwendolyn Mink



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