Public Pension Programs – Social Security

  • Diane M. Watts-Roy
  • John B. Williamson
Part of the International Handbooks of Population book series (IHOP, volume 1)

During the summer of 1932, Franklin D. Roosevelt, then Governor of New York, was nominated to be the presidential candidate for the Democratic Party. In his speech to accept the nomination, Roosevelt discussed the Depression era hardships and told the American people “I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people.”


Social Security Pension Benefit Trust Fund Social Security Benefit Partial Privatization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Diane M. Watts-Roy
    • 1
  • John B. Williamson
    • 2
  1. 1.Boston College, Department of SociologyChestnut HillUSA
  2. 2.Boston CollegeChestnut HillUSA

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