The Resource Flat broke with children : women in the age of welfare reform, Sharon Hays

Flat broke with children : women in the age of welfare reform, Sharon Hays

Label
Flat broke with children : women in the age of welfare reform
Title
Flat broke with children
Title remainder
women in the age of welfare reform
Statement of responsibility
Sharon Hays
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Hailed as a great success, welfare reform resulted in a dramatic decline in the welfare rolls--from 4.4 million families in 1996 to 2.1 million in 2001. But what does this "success" look like to the welfare mothers and welfare caseworkers who experienced it? In Flat Broke, With Children, Sharon Hays tells us the story of welfare reform from inside the welfare office and inside the lives of welfare mothers, describing the challenges that welfare recipients face in managing their work, their families, and the rules and regulations of welfare reform. Welfare reform, experienced on the g
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
362.83/92/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV95
LC item number
.H36 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Flat broke with children : women in the age of welfare reform, Sharon Hays
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-279) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Money and morality -- Enforcing the work ethic -- Promoting family values -- Fear, hope, and resignation in the welfare office -- Pyramids of inequality -- Invisibility and inclusion -- The cultures of poverty -- The "success" of welfare reform
Control code
ocn122344731
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 290 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198030461
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b3629441x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)122344731
  • ebsco0198030460
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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