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Author Neubeck, Kenneth J
Title When Welfare Disappears : The Case for Economic Human Rights
Imprint Florence : Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
©2006
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Introduction: Combating Poverty, Respecting Economic Human Rights -- Chapter 2: U.S. Welfare Policy: From Supporting Motherhood to a War against the Poor -- Chapter 3: Building Character through Adversity: General Outcomes of Welfare Reform -- Chapter 4: Varieties of Little-Noticed Suffering: Deconstructing Welfare-Reliant Families -- Chapter 5: Combating Family Poverty: How Other Affluent Nations Are More Successful and Why This Is So -- Chapter 6: Establishing Respect for Economic Human Rights in the United States -- Notes -- Index
Offers a history of welfare and an understanding of the diverse characteristics of lone-mother-headed families affected by welfare reform. The author offers a comparison of many industrialized nation's welfare policies, and presents an argument for curtailing the end of welfare as we know it: the case for respecting economic human rights
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Neubeck, Kenneth J. When Welfare Disappears : The Case for Economic Human Rights Florence : Taylor & Francis Group,c2013 9780415947800
Subject Public welfare -- Economic aspects -- United States.;Welfare recipients -- United States -- Economic conditions.;Poverty -- Government policy -- United States
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