Cover image for The impact of welfare reform : the trend in State caseloads, 1985-1998
Title:
The impact of welfare reform : the trend in State caseloads, 1985-1998
Author:
Rector, Robert.
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Publication Information:
[Washington, D.C.] : The Heritage Foundation, [1999]
Physical Description:
xvii, 110 pages : illustrations, charts ; 28 cm
Summary:
"The 1996 reform must be understood in the context of the overall U.S. welfare system. The welfare system is the total set of government programs-federal and state-that are explicitly designed to assist poor and low-income Americans. The federal government runs over 70 major welfare programs to aid lower-income Americans, and many states operate their own independent programs as well. ..."--Introduction, p. v.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780891950806
Format :
Book

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Central Library HV51 .R43 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Looks at the harmful long-term effects of the welfare system


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