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Targeting, Universalism, and Single-Mother Poverty: A Multilevel Analysis Across 18 Affluent Democracies

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Demography.

    Volume (Year): 49 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 719-746

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