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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Selling welfare reform.
New York : New York University Press, ©2009
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (x, 319 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||Acknowledgments 1 "Selling Work-First": Introduction 2 "You're All Doing the Wrong Thing": Innovation and Common Sense 3 "A New Way of Doing Business": Performance Measures, Rights, and Common Sense 4 New Technology and New Customers 5 "We Are a Thorn in the Side of Those Who Won't Change": Buying into Work-First 6 "Not Everybody Fits into Their Box": Work-First, Gender, Race, and Families 7 "Don't Blame Me, It Wasn't Up to Me!": Policy Recommendations from Everyday Experience 8 Conclusion: Envisioning "A New Common Sense" Appendix Notes Bibliography Index About the Author|
Ridzi provides a deeply grounded and richly detailed view of the many activities that have produced a new U.S. welfare regime. His focus on implementation gives fresh insight into the complex
- Public welfare -- United States.
- Welfare recipients -- Employment -- Government policy -- United States.
- Poor -- Government policy -- United States.
- SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Poverty & Homelessness.
- Poor -- Government policy.
- Public welfare.
- Welfare recipients -- Employment -- Government policy.
- United States.