From Welfare to Workfare The Unintended Consequences of Liberal Reform, 1945-1965 (Gender and American Culture) by Jennifer Mittelstadt

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Child welfare,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • History,
  • Employment,
  • United States,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History-United States - 20th Century,
  • Political Science-Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Public welfare,
  • Aid to families with dependent children programs,
  • Welfare recipients,
  • 20th century,
  • Aid to families with dependent,
  • Government policy,
  • Poor women

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7972969M
ISBN 100807855871
ISBN 109780807855874

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The American public has made clear that work by welfare recipients is a defining goal of state and federal welfare laws, the pursuit of which deserves the highest priority in social welfare. One of the greatest, as well as the most debated, social policy ideas of the s and s was workfare.

In Workfare: Why Good Social Policy Ideas Go Bad, Maeve Quaid delves into the definition and history of workfare, and then continues with a critical and comparative analysis of workfare programs in six jurisdictions: three American (California. BEFORE Yolanda De Jesus got her workfare assignment recently, she had high hopes for her high-tech background.

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The radical legislation created a temporary assistance program for poor families with harsher provisions than the program it replaced. It mandates "workfare," meaning that recipients must work as a condition of benefit receipt. Book Review: Living on the Edge in Suburbia: From Welfare to Workfare Article in Journal of Planning Education and Research 31(4) November with 2 Author: Christopher Niedt.

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Workfare, form of social welfare program requiring able-bodied adults to work. In various U.S. states were already experimenting with workfare programs when Pres. Bill Clinton proposed a similar national scheme, including a welfare-payment cutoff after two years, coupled with aggressive programs of job training and retraining.

The final bill, passed inreplaced the. Workfare is a simple concept, but a good workfare program will affect the welfare system in a wide variety of ways. Overall, workfare has eight different positive impacts on welfare recipients and. Get this from a library.

British welfare policy: workhouse to workfare. [Anne Digby] -- The aim of this text is to fill the gap between histories of welfare policies and discussions of social policy.

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The purported main goal of workfare is to generate a "net contribution" to society from welfare recipients. Most commonly, it means getting unemployed people into paid work, reducing or eliminating welfare payments to them and creating an income that generates taxes.

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