Theda Skocpol is Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology and Director of the Center for American Political Studies at Harvard University. She is the author of numerous books, including Protecting Soldiers and Mothers: The Political Origins of Social Policy in the United States and The Missing Middle: Working Families and the Future of American Social Policy.
The presentation of the data in the first 200 or so pages was excellent. In the author does a good job showing what the USA has lost in jettisoning its classic membership based... Read morePublished on July 23, 2012 by A. Mendelson
Received book in good order. No problem there. However, the book is boring and overlong, with no conclusion. Readers on this subject can safely skip it.Published on January 20, 2012 by R. Weiss