Remaking America : democracy and public policy in an age of inequality / Joe Soss, Jacob S. Hacker, and Suzanne Mettler, editors.
Contributor(s): Soss, Joe | Hacker, Jacob S | Mettler, Suzanne.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2007Description: viii, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780871543516 (alk. paper); 0871543516 (alk. paper); 9780871548160 (pbk.); 087154816X (pbk.).Subject(s): Equality -- United States | Distributive justice -- United States | Public welfare -- United States | Marginality, Social -- United States | United States -- Social policy -- 1993-DDC classification: 320.60973 Other classification: 89.40 Online resources: Table of contents only
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
I. Introduction -- The new politics of inequality: a policy-centered perspective / Jacob S. Hacker, Suzanne Mettler, and Joe Soss -- II. Policies and institutions in the new politics of inequality -- Constricting the welfare state: tax policy and the political movement against government / Kimberly J. Morgan -- Entrepreneurial litigation: advocacy coalitions and strategies in the fragmented American welfare state / R. Shep Melnick -- III. Elite efforts to reshape the political landscape -- The implementation and evolution of Medicare: the distributional effects of "positive" policy feedbacks / Lawrence R. Jacobs -- A public transformed? Welfare reform as policy feedback / Joe Soss and Sanford F. Schram -- IV. Policies and participation: the interplay of structure and agency -- Universalism, targeting, and participation / Andrea Louise Campbell -- Institutions and agents in the politics of welfare cutbacks / Frances Fox Piven -- V. The people that policies make: roles, identities, and democracies -- Policies of racial classification and the politics of racial inequality / Jennifer Hochschild and Vesla Weaver -- Welfare policy and the transformation of care / Deborah Stone -- VI. The state's new look: decentralization, inequality, and social control -- The promise of progressive federalism / Richard B. Freeman and Joel Rogers -- The political consequences of mass imprisonment / Joshua Guetzkow and Bruce Western -- VII. Putting the pieces together: constructivist and institutionalist perspectives -- Poverty, policy, and the social construction of target groups / Helen Ingram -- Policy, politics, and the rise of inequality / Paul Pierson.