Pimping the Welfare System: Empowering Participants with Economic, Social, and Cultural Capital

Pimping the Welfare System: Empowering Participants with Economic, Social, and Cultural Capital

by Kerry C. Woodward

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739168820
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 03/01/2013
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Kerry C. Woodward is assistant professor of sociology at California State University, Long Beach.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: An Empowering Approach to Welfare Programs
Chapter 1: Beyond “Work First”: Repressive vs. Empowering Welfare Programs
Chapter 2: Encouraging Work, Discouraging the Hustle: Economic Capital
Chapter 3: Bridging and Bonding: Social Capital
Chapter 4: Pedagogy Matters: Cultural Capital
Chapter 5: Education vs. Therapy: Comparing Lewiston and Strafford
Conclusion: Making the Best of a Bad Policy
Notes
References
Index

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