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Author Kornbluh, Felicia, 1966- author

Title Ensuring poverty : welfare reform in feminist perspective / Felicia Kornbluh and Gwendolyn Mink
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2019]


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 220 pages)
Contents Legislating the personal responsibility of poor mothers -- Welfare (reform) as we knew it -- Change they believed in -- The new Democratic war on welfare -- Welfare ends -- Rethinking TANF as if mothers matter -- Patriarchal consensus : gender and poverty under Bush and Obama -- Conclusion. Toward ending the vulnerabilities of single mothers in poverty. Appendix. Women's Committee of 100/Project 2002, "An immodest proposal : rewarding women's work to end poverty."
Summary In Ensuring Poverty, Felicia Kornbluh and Gwendolyn Mink assess the gendered history of welfare reform, foregrounding arguments advanced by feminists for a welfare policy that would respect single mothers' rights while advancing their opportunities and assuring economic security for their families
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 18, 2018)
Subject Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Program)
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Program)
Public welfare -- United States.
Welfare recipients -- United States
Low-income single mothers -- Government policy -- United States
Poor women -- Government policy -- United States
Poverty -- Government policy -- United States
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Poor women -- Government policy.
Poverty -- Government policy.
Public welfare.
Welfare recipients.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Mink, Gwendolyn, 1952- author.
ISBN 9780812295573