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The Federal social dollar in its own back yard, edited by Sar A. Levitan.


Washington, Bureau of National Affairs [1973] .
ISBN 087179182X

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Subjects Evaluation research (Social action programs)
Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- Washington (D.C.)
Grants-in-aid -- Washington (D.C.)
Grants-in-aid.
Social policy.
Washington (D.C.)
Washington (D.C.) -- Social policy.
Description xvi, 283 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes ... prepared under a grant from The Ford Foundation to The George Washington University's Center for Manpower Policy Studies.
Contents The art of giving away federal dollars / Sar A. Levitan : Expanding federal largesse to state and local governments ; Federal aid to the federal city ; Comparisons with other cities ; Lessons from the district's experience -- Public schools / Mark R. Arnold : The problems of the schools ; Federal funds: where they come from, where they go ; Title I -- but can they read? ; Anacostia project: an idea whose time never came ; Federal school aid: a balance sheet -- Higher education: the reach exceeds the grasp / Eric Wentworth : District's public higher education ; Proliferation of grant programs ; Tightened purse strings ; The opportunity paradox ; Institutional aid dispute -- Manpower training: turning the unskilled into productive workers / Julius Duscha : The evolution of manpower efforts ; The range of programs ; Institutional training ; On-the-job training ; Job creation and work support ; Job placement and support ; Problems and prospects -- The AFDC numbers game / Barbara Raskin : A representative recipient ; D.C. welfare benefits ; Federal influence on D.C. welfare system ; Client response to delivery of services ; Welfare and work ; Welfare reform -- You are what you eat: feeding D.C.'s hungry / Mary Lynn and Nick Kotz : "Food stamps are not a welfare program" ; Hunger in the classroom ; A greater awareness and better response -- Poverty and poor health / David Swanston : Medicaid ; A group health experiment ; Neighborhood health centers ; Maternal and child health centers ; D.C. general hospital ; Mental health ; Narcotics treatment administration ; Freedmen's hospital ; Small returns -- Community organizations: the voice of the poor / Walterene Swanston : A powerless city ; The beginning of change ; Participation by the poor ; The united planning organization ; Peoples involvement corporation ; Model cities program ; Model inner city community organization ; Long-range impact -- Urban renewal and housing: rhetoric and reality / Eugene L. Meyer : Renewal ; The housing programs: noble experiments that failed ; Is the whole thing worth it? -- The payoff of the federal social dollar / Sar A. Levitan : A matter of perspective ; "If you've seen one central city, you've seen them all" ; The importance of big brother ; Is the grant-in-aid approach workable? ; Solving social problems ; What is the value of human welfare?.
Geographic Area Washington (D.C.)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)595495
(OCoLC)ocm00595495
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WorldCat Identities Levitan, Sar A.
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