Joshua McCabe

Joshua McCabe

Joshua McCabe is an assistant professor of sociology and the assistant dean for social sciences at Endicott College. He is author of The Fiscalization of Social Policy: How Taxpayers Trumped Children in the Fight Against Child Poverty (Oxford University Press); and a Niskanen Center Senior Fellow.

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The Social Meaning of Family Benefits Share This

Feb 25, 2021

[Note: This comment is from a series of responses to the proposal for a Family Income Supplemental Credit.] In their thought-provoking essay on policies to better support American families, Oren Cass and Wells King note that child allowances have been justified on a number of grounds – anti-poverty, pro-natal, parenting wage – all of which they find unconvincing. […]

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