For those who now receive public assistance, work means pleading with supervisors for full-time hours, juggling ever-changing work schedules, and shuffling between dead-end jobs that leave one physically and psychically exhausted.Through This superb ethnography establishes a clear connection to the political, legal, and economic realities that is needed in reassessing the success stories of welfare reform. Below is the list of vendors that carry our titles in electronic format. Back Shattered Bonds: The Color Of Child Welfare Dorothy Roberts 4.6 out of 5 stars 9 Paperback$16.24 Prime Storming Caesar's Palace: How Black Mothers Fought Their Own War on Poverty Annelise
The new “work first” policies now enacted impose time limits and mandate work requirements for those receiving public assistance, yet fail to offer real job training or needed childcare options, ultimately For those who now receive public assistance, "work" means pleading with supervisors for full-time hours, juggling ever-changing work schedules, and shuffling between dead-end jobs that leave one physically and psychically exhausted.Through Sign inYour AccountSign inYour AccountTry PrimeListsCart0 Your Amazon.comToday's DealsGift Cards & RegistrySellHelp Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers The New York Times® Best Sellers Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Refresh and try again.
In short, the new welfare is not working." ...more Paperback, 308 pages Published April 10th 2006 by New York University Press More Details... paper) 081475709X (cloth : alk. Back to top Get to Know UsCareersAbout AmazonInvestor RelationsAmazon DevicesMake Money with UsSell on AmazonSell Your Services on AmazonSell on Amazon BusinessSell Your Apps on AmazonBecome an AffiliateAdvertise Your ProductsSelf-Publish with Return to Book Page Not the book you’re looking for?
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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway This item: Not Working: Latina Immigrants, Low-Wage Jobs, and the Failure of Welfare Reform Set up a giveaway There's a problem loading this menu right now. regions to find work and the immigration debate rages."--Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare"Original and insightful. paper) Browse related items Start at call number: HV95 .M2737 2006 View full page Librarian view | Catkey: 6354455 Stanford University Libraries Hours & locations My Account Ask us Opt out Please follow the links below for more information.
A model of stellar scholarship and a must read for anyone seeking to understand poverty in relation to the meaning of American citizenship today."--Arlene Davila, author of Barrio Dreams: Puerto Ricans, Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of Not Working by Alejandra Marchevsky. Uploma Other Diploma Options Men's Women's Kids' Hats Scarves, Gloves & Knitwear Hats Sports Gear Top Brands Colleges & Schools Sizing Polos & Dress Shirts Sweaters T-Shirts Sweatshirts Outerwear Shorts & Add this book to your favorite list » Community Reviews (showing 1-34) filter | sort: default (?) | Rating Details Samantha rated it it was amazing Jun 12, 2008 Ai Miller
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Through vivid story-telling and pointed analysis, the book profiles the day-to-day struggles of Mexican immigrant women in the Los Angeles area, showing the increased vulnerability they face in the welfare office The new work first policies now enacted impose time limits and mandate work requirements for those receiving public assistance, yet fail to offer real job training or needed childcare options, ultimately Not Working is a powerful book, connecting theories of the state, citizenship, and globalization with first rate ethnography. http://wiley.force.com/Interface/ContactJournalCustomerServices_V2.
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regions to find work and the immigration debate rages."-Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare"Original and insightful. marked it as to-read Oct 02, 2015 Richard marked it as to-read Nov 24, 2015 Teddy O'Neill marked it as to-read Jul 20, 2016 Mark Fitzpatrick marked it as to-read Aug Sorry, we failed to record your vote. It should be read by all those concerned with social inequality, poverty, and justice in America."--Mary Romero, author of Maid in the U.S.AeBooks New York University Press is proud to
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