WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- Do Social-Welfare Policies Reduce Poverty? A Cross-National Assessment. Kenworthy, Lane // Social Forces;Mar99, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p1119
Most social scientists, policymakers, and citizens who support the welfare state do so in part because they believe social-welfare programs help to reduce the incidence of poverty. Yet a growing number of critics assert that such programs in fact fail to decrease poverty, because too small a...
- Public Assistance and Antipoverty Programs or Why Haven't Means-Tested Programs Been More Successful at Reducing Poverty? Northrop, Emily M. // Journal of Economic Issues (Association for Evolutionary Economi;Dec91, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p1017
This article focuses on issues concerning the effectiveness of means-tested programs in reducing poverty and the reasons behind the failure of such programs at fighting poverty. Perhaps one source of the continued struggle with these questions is a lack of clarity in framing the debate....
- Poverty traps and intergenerational transfers. Fanti, Luciano; Spataro, Luca // International Tax & Public Finance;Dec2008, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p693
In this paper, by adopting an OLG neoclassical growth model, we show that intergenerational transfers may trigger the take off of an economy entrapped into poverty in a twofold way: (1) by eliminating the zero equilibrium, which, under technology with low factor substitutability, is always a...
- Welfare Reform at 15 and the State of Policy Analysis. Pimpare, Stephen // Social Work;Jan2013, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p53
This article offers a review of welfare reform evaluation studies, summarizing research that has generated a consensus among mainstream policy analysts that the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA) has had few effects beyond caseload reductions and...
- Protest against income management at Bankstown. // Lamp;2011, Vol. 68 Issue 7, p8
The article reports that members of the New South Wales Nurses' Association have been invited in 2011 to support a campaign to protest against the New South Wales' federal governmentâ€™s Income Management initiative in Bankstown, New South Wales.
- GUINEANSTO CHOOSE NEXT PRES IN U.S.-ORCHESTRATED ELECTION. // New York Amsterdam News;6/24/2010, Vol. 101 Issue 26, p2
The article reports on the conduct of military training, observer missions, press offices, and a novel short messaging service (SMS) texting program in the West African nation of Guinea in order to ensure the full and valid participation among the constituents for the historical elections.
- FROM WELFARE RECIPIENT TO CHILDCARE WORKER: BALANCING WORK AND FAMILY UNDER TANF. Hooton, Angela // Texas Journal of Women & the Law;Fall2002, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p121
Focuses on the concept of Temporary Aid to Needy Families, a federal welfare program that promotes work and marriage as the solutions to the poverty crisis among single-parent households in the U.S. Legality of mothers to work in the labor market; Sponsorship of the childcare worker program;...
- Grass-roots issue. // Crain's Cleveland Business;2/21/94, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p10
Editorial. Focuses on the preparation of Cleveland, Ohio's business community to lend a hand to grass-roots efforts aimed at freeing urban dwellers from poverty and welfare. Description of NationsBank's Atlanta Project; Use of a neighborhood approach; Issue on reforms.
- More poverty, more abortions. // Dollars & Sense;Sep/Oct98, Issue 219, p5
Presents information on the Family Development Program which is a child capping, welfare reform policy in New Jersey, with reference to findings from a study by researchers at Rutgers University on the effect of the policy. Effect of the policy on women on welfare; Suggestion that the policy...