Washington's New Poor Law: Welfare Reform and the Jobs Illusion

Washington's New Poor Law: Welfare Reform and the Jobs Illusion

by Sheila D. Collins, Gertrude S. Goldberg, Sheila D. Collins
     
 

The authors argue that the personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, popularly known as welfare "reform", offers neither work opportunity nor real reform. In repealing the entitlement to welfare and failing to create an entitlement to work - at the same time as it imposes strict, time-limited work requirements - Washington has, in effect,

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The authors argue that the personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, popularly known as welfare "reform", offers neither work opportunity nor real reform. In repealing the entitlement to welfare and failing to create an entitlement to work - at the same time as it imposes strict, time-limited work requirements - Washington has, in effect, written a new Poor Law.

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ISBN-13:
9780945257844
Publisher:
Apex Press, The
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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