By David Burnham
This can be a absolutely documented inside of exam of the interior profit provider, in lots of methods the biggest and strongest of all federal organizations, and in addition the organisation whose efficient functionality is so much necessary to our democracy. The book's visual appeal in 1989 sparked a public furor and significant laws trying to redress the IRS' many abuses of strength, either political and bureaucratic. The publication might be a appropriate instruction manual so long as the organization is still a towering presence in American lifestyles.
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85 the divorce revolution and the feminization of poverty Changes also occurred from the 1980s onward in thinking about financial issues. It did not take long for the issue to emerge that the divorce revolution, by increasing substantially the numbers of women experiencing divorce, would have serious adverse repercussions for women,86 for it was almost always women, rather than men, who sacrificed their earning capacity in order to give primary focus to child rearing. One of the most oft-cited pieces of research on this issue was that of Lenore Weitzman, who reported dramatic differences between the financial positions of men and women one year after divorce in California.
A Law Unto Itself by David Burnham