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Poverty, welfare, and public policy

Author: Douglas J Besharov; Douglas M Call; Maureen A Pirog
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Wiley-Blackwell : Wiley Periodicals for the Association for Public Policy Analysis Management, 2009.
Series: Journal of policy analysis & management classics series.
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This volume includes a selection of seminal articles on poverty andwelfate in the United States from the Journal of Policy Analysisand Management considered to be one of the leading forumsfor the  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas J Besharov; Douglas M Call; Maureen A Pirog
ISBN: 9781444335132 1444335138
OCLC Number: 471799163
Notes: Cover title.
Description: 544 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. American Poverty. <p>The measure and meaning of poverty. <p>How to Improve Poverty Measurement in the United States, RebeccaBlank (2008). <p>Reconciliation of Income and Consumption Data in PovertyMeasurement, Richard Bavier (2008). <p>The Relationship Between Income and Material Hardship,James X.Sullivan, Lesley Turner, and Sheldon Danziger (2008). <p>The Occurrence of Poverty Across the Life Cycle: Evidence fromthe PSID, Mark Rank and Thomas Hirschl (2001). <p>A Re-Examination of Welfare States and Inequality in RichNations: How In-Kind Transfers and Indirect Taxes Change the Story,Irwin Garfinkel, Lee Rainwater, and Timothy Smeeding (2006). <p>The demographics of poverty. <p>For Richer or for Poorer: Marriage as an Anti-Poverty Strategy,Adam Thomas and Isabel Sawhill (2002). <p>Black Employment Problems: New Evidence, Old Questions, HarryHolzer (1994). <p>Declining Employment Among Young Black Less-Educated Men: TheRole of Incarceration and Child Support, Harry Holzer, Paul Offner,and Elaine Sorensen (2005). <p>Labor Market Experiences of Low-Income Black Women inMiddle-Class Suburbs: Evidence from a Survey of Gautreaux ProgramParticipants Susan Popkin, James Rosenbaum, and Patricia Meaden(1993). <p>Moving Into and Out of Poor Urban Areas,Edward Gramlich, DeborahLaren, and Naomi Sealand (1992). <p>2. The Road to Welfare Reform. <p>Welfare dependency. <p>Determinants of Initial Entry onto Welfare by Young Women,Marieka Klawitter, Robert D. Plotnick, and Mark Evan Edwards(2000). <p>The Interaction between Single Mothers' Living Arrangements andWelfare Participation," Rebecca London (2000). <p>Moving Up, Moving Out, or Going Nowhere? A Study of theEmployment Patterns of Young Women and the Implications for WelfareMothers, LaDonna Pavetti and Gregory Acs (2001). <p>Mandatory vs. voluntary programs. <p>Welfare Reform and Mandatory Versus Voluntary Work: Policy Issueor Management Problem? Mary Jo Bane (1989). <p>Should Workfare be Mandatory? What Research Says," Lawrence Mead(1990). <p>Rejoinder to Mead, Laurence Lynn (1990). <p>Can a Voluntary Welfare Program Change the Behavior of WelfareRecipients? New Evidence from Washington State's FamilyIndependence Program (FIP)," Duane Leigh (1995). <p>Four decades of experimentation. <p>Fostering Research Excellence and Impacting Policy and Practice:The Welfare Reform Story, Judith Gueron (2003). <p>Demonstration Evaluations and Cost Neutrality: Using CaseloadModels to Determine the Federal Cost Neutrality of New Jersey'sREACH Demonstration, Steven Garasky and Burt Barnow (1992). <p>The Budgetary Implications of Welfare Reform: Lessons from FourState Initiatives," David Long (1988). <p>3. TANF and Its Aftermath. <p>Did welfare reform "succeed"? <p>Alternative Measures of Economic Success among TANFParticipants: Avoiding Poverty, Hardship, and Dependence on PublicAssistance, Maria Cancian and Daniel Meyer (2004). <p>Why Welfare Reform Succeeded, Lawrence Mead (2007a). <p>TANF's Results are More Mixed than is Often Understood, SharonParrott and Arloc Sherman (2007a). <p>Response to Parrott and Sherman, Mead (2007b). <p>Response to Mead, Parrott and Sherman (2007b). <p>Welfare vs. work. <p>Incentives, Challenges, and Dilemmas of TANF: A Case Study,Barbara Wolfe (2002). <p>Does It Pay to Move From Welfare to Work?, Sheldon Danziger,Colleen M. Heflin, Mary E. Corcoran, Elizabeth Oltmans, andHui-Chen Wang (2002). <p>Does it Pay to Move From Welfare to Work? A Comment on Danziger,Heflin, Corcoran, Oltmans, and Wang, Robert Moffitt and KatieWinder (2005). <p>Does It Pay to Move from Welfare to Work? Reply to RobertMoffitt and Katie Winder, Sheldon Danziger and Hui-Chen Wang(2005). <p>Child support and father's work. <p>Child Support Enforcement: Programs and Policies, Impacts andQuestions, Maureen Pirog and Kathleen Ziol-Guest (2006). <p>Effective Child Support Policy for Low-Income Families: EvidenceFrom Street Level Research, Maureen Waller and Robert Plotnick(2001). <p>4. How Much Does Research Matter? <p>Congress Writes a Law: Research and Welfare Reform, Haskins(1991). <p>Expertise, Advocacy, and Deliberation: Lessons from WelfareReform,Mary Jo Bane (2001). <p>The Dissemination and Utilization of Welfare-to-Work Experimentsin State Policymaking, David Greenberg, Marvin Mandell, and MatthewOnstott (2000). <p>Conclusion. <p>From the Great Society to Continuous Improvement Government:Shifting from Does it Work?' to What Would Make itBetter?' Douglas Besharov.
Series Title: Journal of policy analysis & management classics series.
Responsibility: Douglas J. Besharov and Douglas M. Call, editors ; Maureen A. Pirog, series editor.
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