The Latina Paradox: Cultural Barriers to the Equitable Receipt of Welfare Services Under Modern Welfare Reform

Acevedo, Elena Christine
May 2005
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2005, Vol. 20, p199
Academic Journal
Focuses on cultural barriers being faced by the Latino civil society to the equitable receipt of welfare services under modern welfare reform. Aspects of the Latino civil society affecting Latinas' interaction with the welfare system; Discussion on the philosophy of the welfare system since the reforms of former U.S. President Bill Clinton in 1996 and its effects on Latinas and other minorities; Insights on the system of cash assistance in California focusing on the difficulties facing Latinas in receiving subsidies for childcare.


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