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

Author: Sharon Hays
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
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"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." "Hays devoted three years to visiting welfare clients and two welfare offices, one in a medium-sized town in the Southeast,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hays, Sharon, 1956-
Flat broke with children.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)606932953
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Hays
ISBN: 0195132882 9780195132885 0195176014 9780195176018
OCLC Number: 50079988
Awards: Winner of Society for the Study of Social Problems C. Wright Mills Award 2003.
Description: x, 290 pages ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Sharon Hays.
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The author explores the meaning of "success" in the new welfare system, tracing women through the maze of low-paying jobs, menial work, and low wages that pass for a leap from welfare to "work" in  Read more...

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With President Bush pushing for more hours in the required workweek, the timing couldn't be better for 'Flat Broke With Children'; Hays's detailed, judicious survey of the reforms punctures mythology Read more...

 
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