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Boosting paychecks : the politics of supporting America's working poor / Daniel P. Gitterman.

Author/creator Gitterman, Daniel Paul
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoWashington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press,
Descriptionxi, 180 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents Boosting paychecks in America -- The political origins of federal taxes on individual income -- The political origins of the federal minimum wage -- Reagan, Bush, and a new era in the politics of boosting paychecks -- Clinton and the fight over tax relief for the working poor or the middle class -- George W. Bush and the return of across-the-board tax relief -- Toward a new bargain? -- The past and future politics of boosting paychecks.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2009041330
ISBN9780815702856 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN081570285X (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN9780815703082 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN0815703082 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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