Journals Higher Education

$27.95

Hardcover

22 August 2007

240 Pages | 6 line cuts

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195183122


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Welfare Transformed

Universalizing Family Policies That Work

Robert Cherry

The first book to portray women who went off welfare as a result of the Clinton welfare reform process not as victims of an oppressive system but as success stories, who managed, with low-wage employment and income supplements and subsidies, to pull their families into a substantially improved standard of living. Without whitewashing the results indeed, Cherry examines teen pregnancies, domestic abuse, social isolation, and the widening income gapthis riveting inside look at on-the-ground welfare reform success also sets forth concrete policy recommendations that build on what already works.

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