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Flat Broke with Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform

Flat Broke with Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform

by Sharon HaysSharon Hays
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Hailed as a great success, welfare reform resulted in a dramatic decline in the welfare rolls--from 4.4 million families in 1996 to 2 million in 2003. But what does this "success" look like to the welfare mothers and welfare caseworkers who experienced it? In

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ISBN-13: 9780195176018
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2004
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Sharon Hays is Barbra Streisand Professor in Contemporary Gender Studies and Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California. The author of The Cultural Contradictions of Motherhood, she has been interviewed for publications such as The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Parenting, Working Mother Magazine, and U.S. News and World Report.

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