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Author Gustafson, Kaaryn S
Title Cheating welfare : public assistance and the criminalization of poverty / Kaaryn S. Gustafson
Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2011
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  KF3720 .G87 2011    AVAILABLE    30660020106576
Descript xi, 227 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-219) and index
Introduction -- Reconstructing social ills : from the perils of poverty to welfare dependency -- The criminalization of poverty -- A glimpse at the interviewees -- Living within and without the rules -- Engaging with rules and negotiating compliance -- Contextualizing criminality, non-compliance, and resistance -- Cheating ourselves
Subject Welfare fraud -- United States
Public welfare -- California -- Case studies
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