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Not working : Latina immigrants, low-wage jobs, and the failure of welfare reform

Author: Alejandra Marchevsky; Jeanne Theoharis
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2006.
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Chronicles the effects of the 1996 welfare reform legislation that ended welfare. This book profiles the day-to-day struggles of Mexican immigrant women in the Los Angeles area, showing that the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Marchevsky, Alejandra.
Not working.
New York : New York University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005029382
(OCoLC)62089873
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alejandra Marchevsky; Jeanne Theoharis
ISBN: 9781429490221 1429490225 081475709X 9780814757093 0814757103 9780814757109
OCLC Number: 170686950
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 308 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Latinas on the fault lines of citizenship --
PART I: NEITHER A HANDUP NOR A HANDOUT: Ending welfare: new nativism and the triumph of post-civil rights politics --
Powers in the suburbs: race and redevelopment policy in Long Beach --
PART II: ANY JOB AT ANY WAGE: Tough love in L.A. County: the failure of welfare-to-work --
The myth of welfare dependency: caught between welfare and work --
"It's not what you choose, but where they send you": inside personal responsibility --
Conclusion: The emperor's new welfare: reassessing the "success" of welfare reform.
Responsibility: Alejandra Marchevsky and Jeanne Theoharis.

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"Not Working is an instant classic and it will remain the definitive book on immigrant women and welfare reform for some time." - Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, author of Domestica: Immigrant Workers Read more...

 
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