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Assets and the poor a new American welfare policy by Michael W. Sherraden

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Published by M.E. Sharpe in Armonk, N.Y .
Written in



  • United States.


  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States,
  • Public welfare -- United States,
  • Saving and investment -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-314) and index.

StatementMichael Sherraden.
LC ClassificationsHC110.P63 S49 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 324 p. ;
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1881575M
ISBN 100873326180
LC Control Number90042236

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