TITLE

FEDERAL STANDARDS AND SOCIAL WELFARE

AUTHOR(S)
Bernstein, Merton C.
PUB. DATE
April 1974
SOURCE
Monthly Labor Review;Apr74, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the key features of federal standards for social welfare in the U.S. Social security; Disability insurance; Medicare programs.
ACCESSION #
5991956

 

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