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Patchworks of purpose [electronic resource] : the development of provincial social assistance regimes in Canada / Gerard William Boychuk.

By: Boychuk, Gerard William, 1967-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Canadian public administration series: Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1998Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 159 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0773516999 (bound); 9780773516991 (bound); 0773517391 (pbk.); 9780773517394 (pbk.); 9780773567047 (electronic bk.); 0773567046 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Public welfare -- Canada -- Provinces | Aide sociale -- Canada -- Provinces | Geschichte | Provinz | Sozialpolitik | Kanada | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human ServicesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Patchworks of purpose.DDC classification: 361.6/0971 Online resources: EBSCOhost Review: "In Patchwork of Purpose Gerard Boychuk asserts that Canada does not have one social assistance system but rather ten variants that reflect the particular policy goals of each province. He argues that provincial assistance regimes have followed significantly distinct paths in their historical developments even though they have been funded under the same federal cost-sharing arrangements." "Patchwork of Purpose is an important book for students of social assistance and social policy as well as for scholars interested in Canadian public policy, Canadian federalism, and Canadian politics in general."--Jacket.
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"In Patchwork of Purpose Gerard Boychuk asserts that Canada does not have one social assistance system but rather ten variants that reflect the particular policy goals of each province. He argues that provincial assistance regimes have followed significantly distinct paths in their historical developments even though they have been funded under the same federal cost-sharing arrangements." "Patchwork of Purpose is an important book for students of social assistance and social policy as well as for scholars interested in Canadian public policy, Canadian federalism, and Canadian politics in general."--Jacket.

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Patchworks of purpose by Boychuk, Gerard William, ©1998
Patchworks of purpose by Boychuk, Gerard William, ©1998
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