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Dependent on D.C. the rise of federal control over the lives of ordinary Americans by Charlotte Twight

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Published by Palgrave for St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social control -- United States,
  • Bureaucracy,
  • Welfare state,
  • Libertarianism -- United States,
  • Individualism -- United States,
  • United States -- Social policy,
  • United States -- Politics and government

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-408) and index.

StatementCharlotte A. Twight.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN57 .T94 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 422 p. ;
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21462505M
ISBN 100312294158
LC Control Number2001054883
OCLC/WorldCa48265645

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