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When movements matter : the Townsend plan and the rise of social security /

by Amenta, Edwin.
Series: Princeton studies in American politics.Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, c2006Description: viii, 322 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0691124736 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Social security -- United States | Individual retirement accounts -- United States | Old age pensions -- United StatesOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
Introduction : the Townsend plan's image problem -- Success or consequences, and U.S. social movements -- How the West was won over -- Behind the rise and initial impact of the Townsend plan -- The Townsend plan versus social security -- Forging a national challenger -- Dr. Townsend, now at the helm -- The rise of a pension movement -- The Townsend plan versus social security, part II -- The elusive double victory -- Conclusion : a hero for the aged?.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : the Townsend plan's image problem -- Success or consequences, and U.S. social movements -- How the West was won over -- Behind the rise and initial impact of the Townsend plan -- The Townsend plan versus social security -- Forging a national challenger -- Dr. Townsend, now at the helm -- The rise of a pension movement -- The Townsend plan versus social security, part II -- The elusive double victory -- Conclusion : a hero for the aged?.

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