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Farmington Hills, M : Greenhaven Press, c2012.
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362.5 WELFA
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Central Adult Nonfiction
362.5 WELFA
Aug 9, 2019
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223 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Presents essays with opposing viewpoints on problems associated with welfare and the welfare system.
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Haerens, M. (2012). Welfare. Farmington Hills, M: Greenhaven Press.

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Haerens, Margaret. 2012. Welfare. Farmington Hills, M: Greenhaven Press.

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Haerens, Margaret, Welfare. Farmington Hills, M: Greenhaven Press, 2012.

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5050 |a Ch. 1. Is welfare reform working? Welfare reform is working / Steven Malanga -- Welfare reform is not working / Barbara Ehrenreich and Peter Edelman -- Welfare reform has had mixed results / Douglas J. Besharov -- Welfare reform has not gone far enough / Craig R. Smith -- A new agenda is needed to fight poverty / Mark Schmitt and Shelley Waters Boots -- Welfare helps reduce poverty / Anthony DiMaggio -- Ch. 2. How has the recession affected welfare? The stimulus bill reverses welfare reform / Israel Ortega -- The stimulus bill does not reverse welfare reform / Sharon Parrott -- Welfare is being underutilized during the recession / James Warren -- Renewing and expanding the TANF Emergency Fund reverses welfare reform / Rachel Sheffield -- The TANF Emergency Fund creates jobs and should be reauthorized / Christine L. Owens and George Wentworth -- Another round of welfare reform is needed now / Chuck Donovan and Robert Rector -- High unemployment necessitates promise of a job program for welfare-leavers / Anthony J. Mallon and Guy V.G. Stevens -- Ch. 3. How do welfare policies affect families? Pro-marriage welfare policies help families / Ron Haskins -- Pro-marriage welfare policies do not help families / Maria Cancian, Daniel R. Meyer, and Deborah Reed -- Welfare reform lowered unwed parenting rates / Ann Coulter -- Welfare reform did not affect unwed parenting rates / David R. Usher -- Food stamps have contributed to an overly dependent underclass / Patrick J. Buchanan -- Access to food stamps is essential for needy families / Jennifer DePaul -- Ch. 4. What are some alternatives and improvements to the welfare system? Incentives to save money would best serve low-income families / Sreya Sarkar -- Targeted job programs could reduce poverty / Margaret Simms -- Private charity should replace welfare / Michael Tanner and Tad DeHaven -- A comprehensive anti-poverty policy is an alternative to welfare / David R. Francis -- The Earned Income Tax Credit should be reconfigured / Alan Berube -- A basic income guarantee can and should replace welfare / Mark Radulich -- Restoring a culture of marriage will reduce poverty / Janice Shaw Crouse -- Welfare programs should include mandatory drug testing / Ranee -- Welfare programs should not include mandatory drug testing / Matt Lewis and Elizabeth Kenefick.
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