Tax and Spend

Analyzing economic policy from the New Deal through the Reagan Revolution, Tax and Spend takes a new look at the so-called tax-and-spend liberals of the past. This important study examines why many Americans have come to hate the government but continue to demand the security it provides.

Tax and Spend
The Welfare State, Tax Politics, and the Limits of American Liberalism

Molly C. Michelmore

2012 | 256 pages | Cloth $39.95 | Paper $24.95
American History | Political Science | Public Policy
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Tax Matters
1. Defending the Welfare and Taxing State
2. Market Failure
3. Things Fall Apart
4. Fed Up with Taxes
5. Game Over
Epilogue: Stalemate

Notes
Index
Acknowledgments