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Author: Margaret Haerens
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents essays with opposing viewpoints on problems associated with welfare and the welfare system.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Haerens
ISBN: 9780737754308 0737754303 9780737754315 0737754311
OCLC Number: 707965578
Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1 Is welfare reform working? : Welfare reform is working / Steven Malanga --
Welfare reform is not working // Barbara Ehrenreich, Peter Edelman --
Welfare reform has had mixed results / Douglas J. Besharov --
Welfare reform has not gone far enough / Craig R. Smith --
A new agenda is needed to fight poverty / Mark Schmitt, Shelley Waters Boots --
Welfare helps reduce poverty / Anthony DiMaggio ; Ch. 2 How has the recession affected welfare? : The stimulus bill reverses welfare reform / Israel Ortega --
The stimulus bill does not reverse welfare reform / Sharon Parrott --
Welfare is being underutilized during the recession / James Warren --
Renewing and expanding the TANF Emergency Fund reverses welfare reform / Rachel Sheffield --
The TANF Emergency Fund creates jobs and should be reauthorized / Christine L. Owens, George Wentworth --
Another round of welfare reform is needed now / Chuck Donovan, Robert Rector --
High unemployment necessitates promise of a job program for welfare-leavers / Anthony J. Mallon, Guy V.G. Stevens ; Ch. 3 How do welfare policies affect families? : Pro-marriage welfare policies help families / Ron Haskins --
Pro-marriage welfare policies do not help families / Maria Cancian, Daniel R. Meyer, Deborah Reed --
Welfare reform lowered unwed parenting rates / Ann Coulter --
Welfare reform did not affect unwed parenting rates / David R. Usher --
Food stamps have contributed to an overly dependent underclass / Patrick J. Buchanan --
Access to food stamps is essential for needy families / Jennifer DePaul ; Ch. 4 What are some alternatives and improvements to the welfare system? : Incentives to save money would best serve low-income families / Sreya Sarkar --
Targeted job programs could reduce poverty / Margaret Simms --
Private charity should replace welfare / Michael Tanner, Tad DeHaven --
A comprehensive anti-poverty policy is an alternative to welfare / David R. Francis --
The Earned Income Tax Credit should be reconfigured / Alan Berube --
A basic income guarantee can and should replace welfare / Mark Radulich --
Restoring a culture of marriage will reduce poverty / Janice Shaw Crouse --
Welfare programs should include mandatory drug testing / Ranee --
Welfare programs should not include mandatory drug testing / Matt Lewis, Elizabeth Kenefick.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Margaret Haerens, book editor.

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Presents essays with opposing viewpoints on problems associated with welfare and the welfare system.

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