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PREFACE The Welfare Trait: How State Benefits Affect Personality by Adam Perkins

The Welfare Trait: How State Benefits Affect Personality by Adam Perkins
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PrefaceRead more at location 123
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In this book, I explore a topic that is dear to my heart, namely how discoveries from personality research could be used to help improve the welfare state.Read more at location 125
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For example, we sometimes see welfare claimants stereotyped as genetically hardwired to be unconscientious and disagreeable, shunning work for a life of idleness courtesy of the public purse.Read more at location 129
Conversely, welfare claimants may be portrayed as the helpless victims of capitalism, mere leaves blown around by the powerful winds of the global economy.Read more at location 131