Aging, The (Heftet)

A Guide to Public Policy

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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 1984
Antall sider: 296
Forlag: University of Pittsburgh Press
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780822953647
Omtale Aging, The
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of federal programs for the aging, and their origins. Landmark federal legislation affecting the aging was enacted in the 1930s, and the intervening decades have witnesses a dramatic increase in the number and scope of programs. But far from constituting a cohesive national policy for the elderly, the many programs reflect the particular political and social conditions surrounding their origin and implementation. The multiplicity and complexity of resources and services available make achieving even a reasonable grasp of this field extremely difficult. This study offers a coherent and readable summary of this important area of federal legislation.

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