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Social security and the middle-class squeeze : fact and fiction about America's entitlement programs / Leonard J. Santow and Mark E. Santow ; foreword byHenry Kaufman.

Santow, Leonard Jay (Author). Santow, Mark E., 1967- (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM HD7125 .S26 2005 (Text) 0000103336624 General book Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780275988814
  • ISBN: 0275988813 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 216 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, [2005]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [197]-205) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A practitioner and a historian combine ideas -- Government and the promise of American life -- The middle class and the American dream -- Explaining and analyzing are not enough -- New ways to look at social security, Medicare and Medicaid -- Misconceptions and myths about social security -- Government cannot legislate investment success -- Big budget deficits--not good for stocks and privatization -- Let's talk politics -- Forecasting by the trustees--flaws and recommendations -- Social security around the world -- Some parting thoughts.
Subject: Social security > United States.
Medicare.
Medicaid.
Entitlement spending > United States.
Middle class > United States > Economic conditions.

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