Jean-Germain Gros, “Healthcare Policy in Africa” (Rowman and Littlefield, 2016)
In Healthcare Policy In Africa: Institutions and Politics from Colonialism to the Present (Rowman and Littlefield, 2016), Jean-Germain Gros argues that healthcare policy should be the black box rather than the black hole of African Studies. By this he… Read More
Karen Tani, “States of Dependency: Welfare, Rights and American Governance, 1935-1972” (Cambridge UP, 2016)
What new can there be to say about the New Deal? Perhaps more than you think. Join us as Karen Tani talks about her new book, States of Dependency: Welfare, Rights and American Governance, 1935-1972 (Cambridge University Press, 2016), which… Read More
Vicki Lens, “Poor Justice: How the Poor Fare in Court” (Oxford UP, 2015)
It’s been said that for poor and low-income Americans, the law is all over. Join us for a conversation with Vicki Lens, who, in Poor Justice: How the Poor Fare in Court (Oxford University Press, 2015), shows us how… Read More
Christopher Faricy, “Welfare for the Wealthy: Parties, Social Spending, and Inequality in the United States” (Cambridge UP, 2016)
Christopher Faricy makes a return visit to New Books Network for Part II of a conversation about Welfare for the Wealthy: Parties, Social Spending, and Inequality in the United States (Cambridge University Press, 2016) and the ways in which the… Read More
Daniel Hatcher, “The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens” (NYU Press, 2016)
American social welfare programs are rife with fraud — but its not the kind of fraud most people think of. Daniel Hatcher, Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore, in The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Read More
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