Welfare to Work: Opportunities and Pitfalls (Issue Series in Social Research and Social Policy)

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9780912764337: Welfare to Work: Opportunities and Pitfalls (Issue Series in Social Research and Social Policy)

A volume in the American Sociological Association's Issue Series on Research and Social Policy. The welfare reform legislation of 1996 created wide interest in efforts to move families from welfare to work. This volume in the Series provides information on the prospects for employment opportunities and long-term transition of welfare recipients to jobs. With facts and not conjecture, it addresses the following questions: What do we know about the patterns of welfare to work? What are the realities of the labor market for welfare recipients? What is life like for families who leave welfare for work? What are the likely effects of welfare time limits?

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Kathryn Edin is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. Kathleen Mullan Harris is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a Faculty Fellow at the Carolina Population Center. Gary Sandefur is Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Edin, Kathryn/ Sanderfur, Gary D./ Harris, Kathleen Mullan/ Sandefur, Gary D./ Spivack Program in Applied Social Research and Social Policy (Corporate Author)/ American Sociological Association (Corporate Author)
Published by Amer Sociological Assn (1998)
ISBN 10: 0912764333 ISBN 13: 9780912764337
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