Vanderbilt Law Review

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The following paper deals with an intricate and perplexing subject, covering an enormous expanse. For modern society has produced income-maintenance schemes of infinite variety and tremendous complexity. Perhaps the most outstanding and important point is the fact that it has developed them at all. When, however, it comes to classifying the different existing systems and to unraveling and correlating their underlying policies, a task resembling the labor of the Danaides is assumed.