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Making the work-based safety net work better : forward-looking policies to help low-income families / Carolyn J. Heinrich and John Karl Scholz, editors
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HD8072.5 .M34 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Working poor -- Government policy -- United States
Poor families -- Government policy -- United States
Physical Description x, 348 p. ; ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Making the work-based safety net work better / Carolyn Heinrich and John Karl Scholz -- Alternative labor market policies to increase economic self-sufficiency: mandating higher wages, subsidizing employment, and raising productivity / David Neumark -- On work and health among the american poor / Jayanta Bhattacharya and Peter Richmond -- Parental pathways to self-sufficiency and the well-being of younger children / Greg J. Duncan, Lisa Gennetian, and Pamela Morris -- School reforms and improved life outcomes for disadvantaged children / David N. Figlio -- The impact of incarceration on the employment outcomes of former inmates: policy options for fostering self-sufficiency and an assessment of the cost-effectiveness of current corrections policy / Steven Raphael -- The growing problem of disconnected single mothers / Rebecca Blank and Brian Kovak -- Beyond the safety net: supporting the economic security of working poor families / Marcia K. Meyers and Janet C. Gornick -- The politics of low-income families in the United States / R. Kent Weaver
Alternate Author Heinrich, Carolyn J
Scholz, John Karl

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