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Author Handler, Joel F.
Title We the poor people : work, poverty, and welfare / Joel F. Handler and Yeheskel Hasenfeld.
Imprint New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, [1997]
©1997

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV95 .H264 1997    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV95 .H264 1997    AVAILABLE  
Author Handler, Joel F.
Series A Yale fastback.
Yale fastback.
Subject Public welfare -- United States.
Welfare recipients -- Employment -- United States.
Poverty -- United States.
Alt Name Hasenfeld, Yeheskel.
Description xii, 281 pages ; 24 cm.
Note "A Twentieth Century Fund book."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-268) and index.
Contents The fixation on work versus welfare -- The choices we make -- Welfare programs: history and structure -- Work, recipients, and poverty -- Work programs: myth and reality -- New directions -- Jobs, income, and employment support -- Employment-related benefits -- Employment services -- Teenage parents and welfare.
ISBN 0300072481 (alk. paper)
0300072503 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 36949741
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Richard C. Leone 
 Acknowledgments 
Pt. 1The Fixation on Work versus Welfare 
 1The Choices We Make3
 2Welfare Programs: History and Structure19
 3Work, Recipients, and Poverty38
 4Work Programs: Myth and Reality58
Pt. 2New Directions 
 5Jobs, Income, and Employment Support97
 6Employment-Related Benefits117
 7Employment Services146
 8Teenage Parents and Welfare167
 9Conclusions201
 Notes227
 Index269


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