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Social Welfare in Canada Revisited: Facing up to the Future

By: Armitage, Andrew

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Canada, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 72309135

ISBN: 0195412044

Condition: Very Good


0195412044 219 pages including index. Examines the development of Canada's extensive welfare state, the various ideological views of social policy, and the overwhelming contributions of liberal thought to social welfare in Canada. Minor quantity of yellow high-lighting else unmarked with very light wear in attractive glossy covers. View more info

WHEN FREEDOM WAS LOST

By: Brown, Lorne

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, Black Rose Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41601855

ISBN: 0920057772

Condition: Fine


0920057772 208 pages including footnotes and black and white photographs. Backbreaking work for slave wages in labour camps - that was the government's response to thousands of young men looking for jobs in the Dirty Thirties. This historical account tells the little-known story of the jobless who drifted across the country during the Depression and were drawn into the work camps - offered poor food, mass shelter, and a few pennies a day in exchange for doney work on major government projects. Records the desperation, disillusionment, and rebellion of these welfare inmates, and the repressi... View more info

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The Saturday Evening Post Magazine, December 10, 1949 - God Won't Stay Underground in Russia / Edward R. Murrow

By: Byrd, Sigman; Crowe, Cecily Teague; Bosworth, Jim and Allan; Dinesen, Isak; Smith, Lt. Gen. Walter Bedell; Pinkerton, Robert E.; Zolotow, Maurice; and More

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 316G2159

Condition: Good


156 pages. Features: Nice Christmas-theme 1-page color ad for General Electric's 'Daylight Television'; Half-page color Christmas ad for REO deluxe Trimalwan mowers; 2-page color-photo ad for Elgin watches features 'best dressed' Mrs. Mandel of Chicago and James (Jimmy) Stewart, starring in 'Broken Arrow'; Color ad for Knapp Monarch appliances features Claudette Colbert; Nice 1-page color Christmas ad for Eversharp Pens; 2-page color Christmas ad for Bulova watches; Nice 1-page color ad for General brand winter tires; Detroit Cracks Down on Relief Chiselers - article with photos on how Detroi... View more info

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Free to Choose: A Personal Statement

By: Friedman, Milton & Rose [Signed]

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, Mariner Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 169H4159

ISBN: 0156334607

Condition: Good


0156334607 Signed by both Milton and Rose Friedman and briefly inscribed (For Bob) upon half-title page. Reprint of the 1980 first edition with a new Introduction by the authors. "In this classic about economics, freedom, and the relationship between the two, Nobel laureate and presidential advisor Milton Friedman and his wife Rose explain how our freedom has been eroded and our prosperity undermined through the explosion of laws, regulations, agencies, and spending in Washington, and how good intentions often produce deplorable results when government is the middleman. The Friedmans also p... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, June 15, 1951 - Haig-Brown Feature and "If The Russians Attack Canada"

By: Haig-Brown, Roderick; et al

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 827C7257

Condition: Good


Cover Painting by William Winter shows a joyous last day of school. Features: Colour photo Studebaker Commander V-8 ad inside front cover; Nice colour ad for George Weston Limited shows bride-to-be with family; Spyglass on Sweden - the Welfare State; If the Russians Attack Canada - article with photos and interesting map of likeliest Canadian targets; Wide Open, Excellency, by Lesley Holmes; How the Stock Crooks Operate, by Fred Bodsworth - how the 'blower boys' peddle worthless stocks via long-distance phone; The Long Ordeal of Mrs. Tak Sook Kyun - the Korean War has taken her home near the ... View more info

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The Constitution of Liberty

By: Hayek, Friedrich A. von

Price: $275.00

Publisher: USA, The University of Chicago Press/Phoenix Books: 1961

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 313A2814

Condition: Good


570 pages. Footnotes. Index. "...A thorough exposition of a social philosophy which ranges from ethics and anthropology through jurisprudence and the history of ideas to the economics of the modern welfare state." - from dust jacket (not included). A National Review Panel ranked this work as the ninth best non-fiction book of the twentieth century. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Moderate external soiling, primarily to bottom edge. A sound copy. View more info

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The Constitution of Liberty

By: Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Signed)

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press/Phoenix Books: 1961

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 313A8097

Condition: Good


570 pages. Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper to Swedish journalist Arvid Fredborg, dated 1982 in Berlin. A National Review Panel ranked this work as the ninth best non-fiction book of the twentieth century. "A positive statement of the principles of society that in scope and breadth is more like a new Wealth of Nations... A thorough exposition of a social philosophy which ranges from ethics and anthropology through jurisprudence and the history of ideas to the economics of the modern welfare state." - Publisher. Moderate wear to clean and unmarked book. Bind... View more info

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The Constitution of Liberty

By: Hayek, F[riedrich] A[ugust] Von

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, The University of Chicago Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313H4361

Condition: Very Good


First printing. x, 570 pages. Extensive footnotes. Index of authors quoted. Index of subjects. "A thorough exposition of a social philosophy which ranges from ethics and anthropology through jurisprudence and the history of ideas to the economics of the modern welfare state." - dust jacket. A National Review panel ranked this work the ninth best non-fiction book of the twentieth century. Date of Hayek's passing inked atop front free endpaper. Two tiny ink marks to footnote on page 475. Occasional nearly imperceptible pencil erasures to first quarter of book. Dust soiling to top edge o... View more info

Canadian Welfare State: Evolution and Transition

By: Ismael, Jacqueline S.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Canada, University of Nebraska Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42102551

ISBN: 0888641133

Condition: Good


0888641133 390 pages. A collection of essays by leading Canadian social scientists. Prior owner's name atop half-title page. Otherwise unmarked but for a modest quantity of high-lighting. Moderate wear. Solid copy. View more info

The medical runaround

By: Malleson, Andrew

Price: $54.95

Publisher: New York, Hart Pub. Co: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65500184

ISBN: 0805511032

Condition: Good


0805511032 334 pages including index. A doctor tells why today's physicians are so useless. "Dr. Malleson writes with some of the acerbic wit and toughmindedness of Dr. Szasz and Eric Hoffer... he takes on doctors, patients, and the whole saga of medical superstition right up to the modern medical scene... Dr. Malleson manages a persuasive impressionistic picture of doctors, drug merchandisers, and patients wallowing in a welfare-state morass - the doctors wastefully trying to 'cure' patients who too frequently would do better on their own." - Publisher's Weekly. Illustrated in blac... View more info

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An Experience of Finland

By: Mead, W. R.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: London, Univ of British Columbia Pr: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 742A2064

ISBN: 1850651655

Condition: Good


1850651655 164 pages. Index. "A very personal book in which the author explains how his interests in Finland have developed in parallel with the transformation of the country from a pre-war agrarian economy to a modern welfare state with an advanced technological basee... An interpretation of the landscape is accompanied by a description of the features - often peculiar to Finland - that stir the five senses... Illustrates more familiar topics with a mass of 'unconsidered trifles' - a diary here, a manuscript there; an idea here, a critical observation there - to produce an unusual and o... View more info

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The Welfare State in Canada: A Selected Bibliography, 1840 to 1978

By: Moscovitch, Allan

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Wilfrid Laurier University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 846G4440

ISBN: 0889201145

Condition: Fine


0889201145 246 pages. Provides 3,299 references. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. As new. View more info

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The great betrayal: The general welfare clause of the Constitution

By: Mullins, Eustace Clarence

Price: $199.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Constitutional Commission, National Commission for Judicial Reform: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 163H2198

ISBN: B0006QAZ94

Condition: Very Good


B0006QAZ94 [10], 37 pages. Originally delivered to the Lawrence Patterson Financial Strategy Organization in 1991 as a legal opinion upon the 80th anniversary of the secret writing of the Federal Reserve Act at Jekyll Island. "It would be difficult to read into this phrase (the general welfare) any ambiguity, or any opportunity for demagoguery, and yet such a purpose was found. In this book, we have a dual purpose, first, to explain how ruthless men adopted this phrase to further their great conspiracy against America, and second, the techniques which they employed to incorporate this p... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, 8 November 2010 - Europe Protests Welfare State Cutbacks

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 727C8874

Condition: Good


126 pages. Features:Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue in conversation; Russell Williams - where it all began; Randy Quaid - Asylum in Canada?; How Rob Ford became Mayor of Toronto; Saskatchewan opposes Potash takeover; Europe loses its cool - rollbacks in the pampered continent - feature article; Refugees from Iran; Bears in Japanese towns; Canada's best employers; Siamese Twins Tatiana and Krista - joined at the head at age 4; Anne-Marie Losique and Quebec's all-porn TV channel; Benjamin Theodore Pearson in memoriam; and much more. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Newsweek Magazine, August 29, 1949 - Walter Hoving Cover Photo

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, USA, Weekly Publications, Inc.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823G0198

Condition: Good


76 pages. Cover: Walter Hoving Contents: Foreign Policy: The Bipartisan Honeymoon Is Over - Speaker Sam Rayburn Pleads for Fund to Arm Western Europe and Potential Allies Against Soviet Union; Rough Going for Harry (S. Truman); Inquiries: Such a Small Baby - Harry H. Vaughan; Politics: The G.O.P. (Grand Old Party) Broom - Guy G. Gabrielson; Communism: Union Tint Remover; Crime: Electrodes for Two - Raymond Martinez Fernandez and Martha Beck; Courts: Anti-Red Law Upset - Maryland Subversives Act, known as the Ober Law; Notes on the Arms-Aid Cut - Arms Aid Program for Westen Europe; Br... View more info

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The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 30, 1952: The Salton Sea / Mexico Shuts Moscow's Backdoor Into the U.S.A. / World's Worst Department Store

By: O'Rourke, F.; Lane, M.; Einstein, C.; English, R.; Martin, P.; Monroe, K.; Knight, R.; Weechsberg, J.; Canning, V.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0779

Condition: Fair


84 pages. Features: Mexico clamps down on Stalin - fascinating photo-illustrated article explains how Mexico was once Moscow's secret entrance to the U.S.A., until President Aleman proved that Mexico is no easy mark for Stalin; Helen Hayes tries Hollywood again - nice photo-illustrated article; California's weird overflowing Salton Sea - photo-illustrated article; Are all women crazy?; What has John L. Lewis done with his $400,000,000? - fascinating photo-illustrated article about the miners' welfare fund; The World's Worst Department Store - H.O. Kaufhous in Alexanderplatz, East Berlin is So... View more info

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American Mercury Magazine, "To Bear Witness To The Truth", May 1960, Volume XC No. 436 - The Conspiracy Against America / The Sickness Of Our American Cities (Baltimore) / John Cleves Symmes and The Hollow Earth

By: Oliver, Revilo P.; Varney, Harold L.; Pritchard, Rev. A.W.; Hooker, Edith P.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The American Mercury Magazine, Inc.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 759H2232

Condition: Good


160 pages. Features: The Sickness of our American Cities - Baltimore; The Conspiracy Against America - Excerpts of an address by Revilo P. Oliver to the American Coalition of Patriotic Societies; New York - The Freeloader's Paradise - The Empire State Becomes The Welfare State; How America Muffed Space Supremacy - we did not heed the warnings of Robert H. Goddard; Spare Parts for Human Hearts; That Athletic Second Rater-Man; Stay Away, U.S.A.; Defense Against Communism - Living Christianity is the Best; Istanbul's Grand Bazaar; The Health of the American People; 15 Years of U.N. Deceit - Agen... View more info

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A Party Politician - The Memoirs of Chubby Power

By: Power, Chubby; Ward, Norman

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, MacMillan: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 124A6872

Condition: Good


419 pages. Index. "Power surveys his party and Parliament through two world wars, the depression, prosperity, and the transition to the welfare state... From grassroots politicking to the closed doors of the cabinet in war-time, Chubby Power, a superb politician, gives a revealing account of the raw materials of history." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Binding sound. Usual library markings. Worthy working copy. View more info

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Public Funds, Private Provision: The Role of the Voluntary Sector

By: Rekart, Josephine

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Univ of British Columbia Pr: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 344C6567

ISBN: 077480453X

Condition: Fair


077480453X 194 pages including index and bibliography. Analyzes the respective roles of government and the voluntary sector in the financing and administration of social services. Focusing on developments in British Columbia from 1983 to 1991, when the Social Credit government actively pursued a policy of privatization, this book examines the growth of the voluntary sector there and presents data which track the impact of privatization on services. Examines the issues of funding and accountability of the voluntary sector as it adopts the public agent role and increasingly delivers services ... View more info

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The New York Times Magazine, November 27, 1960 - Castro Finds Support in Latin America

By: Szulc, Tad; Baker, Russell; Morris, James; Stokely, James; Dykeman, Wilma; Grimes, Paul; Hook, Sidney; Schonbert, Harold C.; Giniger, Henry; Berger, Josef; Canaday, John

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1660

Condition: Good


140 pages. Features: Numerous gorgeous color-photo fashion ads, our favorite being the Stardust slip modelled on page 35; Castro Tries to Export 'Fidelismo' - article with great photos; Which is the Best Road to the White House?; As They See Things in the Holy Loch - article (with photo) on reaction in Holy Loch, Scotland, where it has been announced that a U.S. nuclear sub base will be located; Integration - The Third Critical Phase as it begins in the core states - article with dramatic photos; In Pakistan, "Maybe President Mohammed Ayub Khan Can Help Us" - article with photo of the... View more info