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Race and the politics of welfare reform

James Tyler Kent

Race and the politics of welfare reform

by James Tyler Kent

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Sanford F. Schram, Joe Soss, and Richard C. Fording.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 382 p. :
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22523504M
ISBN 100472068318

  In this symposium, a diverse group of political scientists working on welfare issues have been asked to critically assess the book's account and to comment more broadly on the importance of the “governance of poverty” to the future Cited by: 3. Race, Reform, and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction and Beyond in Black America, Aimed at students of contemporary American politics and society and written by one of the most articulate and eloquent authorities on the movement for black freedom, this acclaimed study traces the divergent elements of political, social, and moral.

  Sparks is author of "Queens, Teens and Model Mothers: Race, Gender and the Discourse of Welfare Reform," a chapter in the recently published book, "Race, Welfare and the Politics of Reform" (University of Michigan Press, ).Phone: () Weaver provides a definitive political history of the welfare reform lesgislation. He addresses three sets of questions about the politics of welfare reform: the dismal history of.

This book is quite information dense and very academically written with multiple citations per page. Despite the dry reading, it lays out very clearly the way assumptions and biases shape our perceptions of welfare recipients, and how disgust for that fictional welfare queen has allowed us to gut the welfare system and perpetuate programs that do not actively help people to escape /5.   The book’s authors address the need for empathy and understanding to change public sentiments about welfare and butors to The Promise of Welfare Reform include:• Elizabeth A. Segal and Keith M. Kilty, co-founding editors of the Journal of Poverty (Haworth)• Frances Fox Piven, co-author of Regulating the Poor: The Functions Cited by:


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Race and the politics of welfare reform by James Tyler Kent Download PDF EPUB FB2

Welfare reform in had little to do with poverty; it had a lot to do with racialized politics of poverty. Conservatives declared that anything was better than the old welfare system for poor women and that their plans for tough work requirements and.

Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform is designed to fill this need and provide a forum for a range of voices and perspectives that reaffirm the key role race has played--and continues to play--in our approach to poverty.

Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform is designed to fill this need and provide a forum for a range of voices and perspectives that reaffirm the key role race has played--and continues to play--in our approach to poverty.

The essays collected here offer a systematic, step-by-step approach to the issue. Cited by: Piven's challenging observation offers a thought-provoking counterpoint to the national discussion of race in welfare policy. As the final essay, her sharp critique of the welfare system is a powerful rejoinder to the book's invitation to rethink the problems and possibilities of.

Many scholars have addressed specific aspects of this subject, but until now there has been no single integrated overview. Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform is designed to fill this need and provide a forum for a range of voices and perspectives that reaffirm the key role race has played--and continues to play--in our approach to poverty.

Get this from a library. Race and the politics of welfare reform. [Sanford Schram; Joe Soss; Richard C Fording;] -- It's hard to imagine discussing welfare policy without discussing race, yet all too often this uncomfortable factor is avoided or simply ignored.

Sometimes the relationship between welfare and race. Request PDF | On Jun 1,Mimi Abramovitz and others published [Book Review: Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform] | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGateAuthor: Mimi Abramovitz.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Race and the Politics of Welfare : Joe Soss, Richard C. Fording. “Welfare reform” legislation should be considered within this broader institutional and policy context, and with due attention to such factors as race/ethnicity that are part of the American social, economic, and political fabric.

This chapter contends that states’ “social diversity”Cited by: Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. This bold book instead pushes us to connect it to a wide range of political issues.

Understanding incisively how neoliberalism, culture wars, and race have transformed reproduction, Briggs shows us how we can use reproductive justice seriously to influence policy.”—Dána-Ain Davis, coauthor of Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform.

Why Americans Hate Welfare Martin Gilens' book, Why Americans hate welfare: Race, media and the politics of anti-poverty policy, effectively uses evidence from public opinion polls, an analysis of public policy and welfare reforms and content analysis of media reports to examine the complex reasons for opposition to welfare in the United States.

Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform by Richard C. Fording,Joe Soss,Sanford F. Schram and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Winner of the Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Organized Section Best First Book Award from the American Political Science Association Winner of the W.E.B.

DuBois Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists Ange-Marie Hancock argues that longstanding beliefs about poor African American mothers were the foundation for the. The association of race with welfare and culture of poverty explanations were popularized by Ronald Reagan, through his use of the phrase “welfare queen” searing into the public imagination the stereotype of an inner-city African American woman with multiple children who was cheating the system.

The first study to explore the origins of welfare in the context of local politics, this book examines the first public welfare policy created specifically for mother-only families.

Chicago initiated the largest mothers’ pension program in the United States in Evolving alongside movements for industrial justice and women’s suffrage, the mothers’ pension movement hoped to provide. Race and the politics of welfare reform / edited by Sanford F. Schram, Joe Soss, and Richard C.

Fording. social welfare or public charity, organized provision of educational, cultural, medical, and financial assistance to the needy. Modern social welfare measures may include any of the following: the care of destitute adults; the treatment of the mentally ill; the rehabilitation of criminals; the care of destitute, neglected, and delinquent children; the care and relief of the sick or handicapped.

This book analyzes the development of welfare policies between World War I and World War II, with attention to gender and race and the stigma built into the welfare system.

The author argues that many reform efforts in the beginning of the century were racist and attempted to reinforce traditional gender roles. As the recession worsens, more and more Americans must turn to welfare to make ends meet. Once inside the agency, the newly jobless will face a bureaucracy that has undergone massive change since the advent of welfare reform in A behind-the-scenes look at bureaucracy’s human face, The New Welfare Bureaucrats is a compelling study of welfare officers and how.

Why Americans Hate Welfare: Race, Media, and the Politics of Antipov- erty Policy. By Martin Gilens. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Pp. xii+ $ Sanford F. Schram Bryn Mawr College This book's title is surely a loaded question. Yet, that is Martin Gilens's.The Brookings Institution s Welfare Reform & Beyond Initiative was created to inform the critical policy debates surrounding the upcoming congressional reauthorization of .A volume in the series Politics and Culture in Modern America View table of contents.

Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for "Essential."—Choice "The War on Welfare is the most comprehensive analysis to date of the fate of AFDC from Nixon through Clinton. Chappell contributes to the conversation on welfare reform.