The Resource Social security : a documentary history, Larry W. DeWitt, Daniel Béland, and Edward D. Berkowitz

Social security : a documentary history, Larry W. DeWitt, Daniel Béland, and Edward D. Berkowitz

Label
Social security : a documentary history
Title
Social security
Title remainder
a documentary history
Statement of responsibility
Larry W. DeWitt, Daniel Béland, and Edward D. Berkowitz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Documentary History tells the story of the creation and development of the U.S. Social Security program through primary source documents, from its antecendents and founding in 1935, to the controversial issues of the present. This unique reference presents the complex history of Social Security in an accessible volume that hightlights the program's major moments and events
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DeWitt, Larry
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD7125
LC item number
.D495 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Béland, Daniel
  • Berkowitz, Edward D
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social security
  • Social security
  • Soziale Sicherheit
  • United States
Label
Social security : a documentary history, Larry W. DeWitt, Daniel Béland, and Edward D. Berkowitz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 541-545) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: an overview of the Social Security program, 1935-2006 -- The creation of Social Security in America -- The first controversy over financing and the creation of family benefits, 1935-1939 -- Political struggles over Social Security in the 1940s and program expansion in 1950 -- Extending coverage and benefits, 1951-1965 -- Enlarging the program and indexing benefits to the rate of inflation, 1966-1972 -- The second controversy over financing and the 1977 Social Security amendments, 1973-1977 -- The third controversy over financing and the Social Security amendments of 1983 -- Disability benefits in the 1980s -- The fourth controversy over financing and the battle over privatization, 1983-2006
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xiv, 557 pages
Isbn
9780872895027
Lccn
2007030363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)154670503
Label
Social security : a documentary history, Larry W. DeWitt, Daniel Béland, and Edward D. Berkowitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 541-545) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: an overview of the Social Security program, 1935-2006 -- The creation of Social Security in America -- The first controversy over financing and the creation of family benefits, 1935-1939 -- Political struggles over Social Security in the 1940s and program expansion in 1950 -- Extending coverage and benefits, 1951-1965 -- Enlarging the program and indexing benefits to the rate of inflation, 1966-1972 -- The second controversy over financing and the 1977 Social Security amendments, 1973-1977 -- The third controversy over financing and the Social Security amendments of 1983 -- Disability benefits in the 1980s -- The fourth controversy over financing and the battle over privatization, 1983-2006
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xiv, 557 pages
Isbn
9780872895027
Lccn
2007030363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)154670503

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