The Resource Stretched thin : poor families, welfare work, and welfare reform, Sandra Morgen, Joan Acker, Jill Weigt

Stretched thin : poor families, welfare work, and welfare reform, Sandra Morgen, Joan Acker, Jill Weigt

Label
Stretched thin : poor families, welfare work, and welfare reform
Title
Stretched thin
Title remainder
poor families, welfare work, and welfare reform
Statement of responsibility
Sandra Morgen, Joan Acker, Jill Weigt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NIC/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morgen, Sandra
Index
index present
LC call number
HV98.O7
LC item number
M67 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Acker, Joan
  • Weigt, Jill Michele
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oregon
  • United States.
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Program)
  • Public welfare
  • Public welfare administration
  • Welfare recipients
  • Poor families
  • Social workers
Label
Stretched thin : poor families, welfare work, and welfare reform, Sandra Morgen, Joan Acker, Jill Weigt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : questioning the success of welfare reform -- History and political economy of welfare in the United States and Oregon -- Velvet gloves, iron fists, and rose-colored glasses : welfare administrators and the official story of welfare restructuring -- Doing the work of welfare : enforcing "self-sufficiency" on the front lines -- Negotiating neoliberal ideology and "on the ground" reality in welfare work -- The other side of the desk : client experiences and perspectives on welfare restructuring -- Life after welfare : the costs of low-wage employment -- Conclusion : reforming welfare "reform."
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 238 p.
Isbn
9780801447747
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20090288 24
Other control number
3177800
System control number
  • (OCoLC)426390842
  • (OCoLC)426390842
Label
Stretched thin : poor families, welfare work, and welfare reform, Sandra Morgen, Joan Acker, Jill Weigt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : questioning the success of welfare reform -- History and political economy of welfare in the United States and Oregon -- Velvet gloves, iron fists, and rose-colored glasses : welfare administrators and the official story of welfare restructuring -- Doing the work of welfare : enforcing "self-sufficiency" on the front lines -- Negotiating neoliberal ideology and "on the ground" reality in welfare work -- The other side of the desk : client experiences and perspectives on welfare restructuring -- Life after welfare : the costs of low-wage employment -- Conclusion : reforming welfare "reform."
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 238 p.
Isbn
9780801447747
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20090288 24
Other control number
3177800
System control number
  • (OCoLC)426390842
  • (OCoLC)426390842

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