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Author Morgan, Kimberly J., 1970-

Title The delegated welfare state : medicare, markets, and the governance of social policy / Kimberly J. Morgan and Andrea Louise Campbell
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 305 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford studies in postwar American political development
Oxford studies in postwar American political development.
Contents Introduction -- Exploring the delegated welfare state -- Medicare and the delegated welfare state in the post-war era -- The rise of the market reform movement -- Crafting the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 -- Administering the delegated welfare state the cases of medicare and the Medicare Modernization Act -- The delegated welfare state and policy feedbacks -- Citizens, consumers, and the market model
Summary 'The Delegated Welfare State' tackles the federal government's increasing propensity in recent times to outsource governmental functions to the private sector
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Human services -- Contracting out -- United States.
Privatization -- United States.
Welfare state -- United States.
United States -- Social policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Campbell, Andrea Louise, 1966-
ISBN 0199730342
0199875634 (electronic bk.)
9780199875634 (electronic bk.)