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The Influence of Federal Grants

Public Assistance in Massachusetts

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674492226

Publication Date: 01/01/1970

285 pages


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This volume is a study of the American federal system in action. Using data from the public assistance program, drawn mostly from official files, the author analyzes grants-in-aid as an instrument of federal influence. She describes the goals of federal public assistance policy, the efforts of federal administrators to achieve those goals in one state—Massachusetts—and the response of state and local officials to these federal actions.

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