Good Parents or Good Workers?: How Policy Shapes Families' by NA NA, Jill Duerr Berrick, Bruce Fuller, I. Sawhill

By NA NA, Jill Duerr Berrick, Bruce Fuller, I. Sawhill

Stable mom and dad or sturdy employees? attracts upon new ethnographic stories and longitudinal interviews which are reporting at the day-by-day lives of ladies and youngsters below new welfare coverage pressures. individuals examine relations coverage within the context of day-by-day calls for and critique new social courses which are designed to bolster households. The publication is split into 3 course-friendly sections that care for the effect of welfare reform on caregiving, the lived stories of low-income households, and kin coverage debates. sturdy mom and dad or sturdy employees? is a crucial textual content at the affects of welfare reform that would be crucial interpreting in a number of classes in schooling, sociology, and politics.

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