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Title:
Cheating welfare : public assistance and the criminalization of poverty
Author:
Gustafson, Kaaryn S.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : New York University Press, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
xi, 227 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Reconstructing social ills : from the perils of poverty to welfare dependency -- The criminalization of poverty -- A glimpse at the interviewees -- Living within and without the rules -- Engaging with rules and negotiating compliance -- Contextualizing criminality, non-compliance, and resistance -- Cheating ourselves.
ISBN:
9780814732311
Format :
Book