Award Date

1-1-1990

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

First Committee Member

Murray N. Rothbard

Number of Pages

108

Abstract

This thesis considers the social welfare administration legislation that was passed during the presidential administration of Lyndon Johnson, and whether this legislation has successfully accomplished the eradication of poverty in the United States. It is concluded that poverty remains a persistent problem in the United States. Reasons for the persistence of poverty are considered and major private and public alternatives to present poverty relief programs are examined.

Keywords

Administration; Alternatives; Analysis; Examination; Major; Progress; Social; United States; Welfare

Controlled Subject

Economic history; Economics; Public administration; Public policy

File Format

pdf

File Size

4.15 MB

Degree Grantor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Language

English

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