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Social Norms, Cultural Competition, and Welfare Reform: Scant Hope for the Collapsing Family


  • Edward J. Bird

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  • Edward J. Bird, "undated". "Social Norms, Cultural Competition, and Welfare Reform: Scant Hope for the Collapsing Family," Wallis Working Papers WP7, University of Rochester - Wallis Institute of Political Economy.
  • Handle: RePEc:roc:wallis:wp7

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