Chapter 5: From Paper to People: An Analysis of Critical Welfare Reform Issues Affecting the Black Community

Crewe, Sandra Edmonds; Bent-Goodley, Tricia B.
August 2003
African-American Social Workers & Social Policy;2003, p69
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This chapter presents an analysis of critical welfare reform issues affecting the Black community in the U.S. It presents an overview of welfare reform from the black perspective and the person-in-environment framework. It also examines three issues of particular importance to black communities such as lifetime limits, increase in child-only cases, and the status of households who left the roll with unknown status. Black perspective evolves from black experiences that reflect a commitment to the history of a people and its role in meeting emerging challenges.


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