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Nonprofits for Hire

The Welfare State in the Age of Contracting

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PAPERBACK

$56.00 • £44.95 • €50.50

ISBN 9780674626393

Publication Date: 03/19/1995

Short

306 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 tables

World

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Steven Rathgeb Smith is Executive Director of the American Political Science Association.

Michael Lipsky is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos and author of Street-Level Bureaucracy: Dilemmas of the Individual in Public Services.

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