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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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The most comprehensive account we have of the history, extent, nature, and meaning of delivering social services that are paid for by government and delivered through nonprofit organizations.—H. Brinton Milward, Public Administration Review

An insightful analysis of the implications of an important, broad trend of the past thirty years in the social welfare policy of the United States and many other countries… [Smith and Lipsky] demonstrate that we do not have to read about other countries to find a comparative perspective that sheds light on the choices we face in our national health care debate.—Bradford H. Gray, Health Affairs

An important contribution to welfare state scholarship.—Kirsten A. Gronbjerg, Contemporary Sociology

An interesting, absorbing, and important book.—William T. Gormley, Jr., American Political Science Review

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