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Author Hays, Sharon, 1956-

Title Flat broke with children : women in the age of welfare reform / Sharon Hays.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  362.8392 HAYS    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  362.5 HA    Check Shelf
Description x, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [261]-279) and index.
Contents Money and morality -- Enforcing the work ethic -- Promoting family values -- Fear, hope, and resignation in the welfare office -- Pyramids of inequality -- Invisibility and inclusion -- Cultures of poverty -- The "success" of welfare reform.
Subject Public welfare -- United States.
Welfare recipients -- United States.
Poor women -- United States.
Mothers -- United States.
Low-income single mothers -- United States.
United States. Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.
ISBN 0195132882 (acid-free paper)
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