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Author Lawinski, Terese

Title Living on the edge in suburbia : from welfare to workfare / Terese Lawinski

Publ Info Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 PC  HV99.W45 L39 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HV99.W45 L39 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 196p. 23cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.169-188) and index
Contents Introduction -- Living on the edge in suburbia -- From welfare to workfare -- The business of welfare -- Family needs vs. welfare limits -- Inflexibility and insecurity of "flexible" labor -- Work first, workfare and education -- Divergent interests
LC subject Public welfare -- New York (State) -- Westchester County
Welfare recipients -- New York (State) -- Westchester County -- Case studies
Welfare recipients -- Employment -- New York (State) -- Westchester County -- Case studies
Suburbanites -- New York (State) -- Westchester County -- Economic conditions -- Case studies
ISBN 9780826516992 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780826517005 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0826516998 (cloth : alk. paper)
0826517005 (pbk. : alk. paper)