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Welfare

Author: Katherine Swarts
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press : Gale/Cengage Learning, ©2008.
Series: Social issues firsthand.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of personal narratives about dealing with the welfare system.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Welfare.
Detroit : Greenhaven Press : Gale/Cengage Learning, ©2008
(OCoLC)763067249
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Swarts
ISBN: 9780737740790 0737740795
OCLC Number: 192109730
Description: 123 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Welfare Recipients And Applicants: --
Welfare family in a new neighborhood / Mary Childers --
My mother was jailed for welfare fraud / James E Rogan --
Being on welfare has taught me about race / Rebecca Hensley --
Longtime recipient looks at the welfare system / Sugar Turner and Tracy Bachrach Ehlers --
Problems with reformed welfare / Karen Seccombe --
Other Perspectives On Welfare: --
Working in human services is rewarding / Ana Pagan --
Investigating how the new welfare works / Sharon Hays --
Welfare and child care / Gina Adams --
Waiting at a welfare office / Karen Wilhelm --
Creating Welfare Policy: --
From civil rights to welfare rights / Marian Kramer, as told to Alan Govenar --
Struggle to pass welfare reform / Ron Haskins --
Encouraging welfare recipients to take responsibility for their future / George W Bush --
Food stamp program benefits low-income children / Nancy Montanez Johner --
Organizations to contact --
For further research --
Index.
Series Title: Social issues firsthand.
Responsibility: Katherine Swarts, book editor.
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A collection of personal narratives about dealing with the welfare system.

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