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Rural Dimensions of Welfare Reform

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Published by W. E. Upjohn Institute .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public welfare,
  • United States,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Personal Responsibility and Wo,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Social service, Rural,
  • Rural poor,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBruce A. Weber (Editor), Greg J. Duncan (Editor), Leslie A. Whitener (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9884755M
    ISBN 100880992409
    ISBN 109780880992404

    initial reaction to welfare reform in seven rural counties around the country that have high rates of welfare use, with a focus on how welfare reform is likely to impact access to affordable housing in rural areas. These case studies provide a baseline portrait of the intersection of housing need and welfare reform in rural Size: KB. Few areas of government are as ripe for reform as our bloated, inefficient, and ineffective welfare system. The United States has spent more than $23 trillion fighting poverty, roughly $1 trillion.

    Comments at the Rural Dimensions of Welfare Reform Conference, May, "In a policy context, this diversity [of rural America] should challenge rather than paralyze us " Emery Castle, Forward. Persistent Po verty in Rural America, xi. The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of (PRWORA) is a United States federal law passed by the th United States Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton. The bill implemented major changes to U.S. social welfare policy, replacing the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program with the Temporary Enacted by: the th United States Congress.

    Ann Tickamyer et al. “Where All the Counties Are Above Average: Top Down Vs. Bottom Up Perspectives on Welfare Reform.” Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Rural Sociological Society, Washington, DC, August and Rural Dimensions of Welfare Reform: A Research Conference on Rural Poverty, Welfare, and Food Assistance, Washington, DC, May. Families in the Wake of Welfare Reform.” Family Focus. National Conference of Family Relations Report 47(3): F7-F9. Tickamyer, Ann, Debra Henderson, Barry Tadlock, and Julie White. "Where All the Counties Are Above Average," in Rural Dimensions of Welfare Reform: Welfare, Food Assistance, and.


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Rural Dimensions of Welfare Reform1/5(1). Download Introduction: As the Dust Settles: Welfare Reform and Rural America / Leslie A.

Whitener, Bruce A. Weber, Greg Duncan ( KB). Download 1. Approaching the Limit: Early National Lessons from Welfare Reform / Sheldon Danziger ( KB). Download 2. Rural Labor Markets in an Era of Welfare Reform / Robert M.

Gibbs ( MB). Rural Dimensions of Welfare Reform book 3. Rural America Cited by: The 16 chapters in this five-part book, each by different authors, trace the effects of welfare reform (mandated by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of ), upon poor people in rural areas of the United States.

The book begins with an introduction called "As the Dust Settles: Welfare Reform and Rural America"(Leslie Whitener, Bruce Cited by: Rural Dimensions of Welfare Reform () [Unknown] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excellent Book1/5(1). The book, Rural Dimensions of Welfare Reform, concluded that there are more structural barriers to moving from welfare to work in rural America, exemplified by fewer and lower-wage jobs; longer distances to services and jobs; and lack of child-care options.

It is harder to provide supportive services because of lower population densities. It represents the first comprehensive look at the spatial dimensions of PRWORA, examining how welfare reform is affecting caseloads, em-ployment, earnings, and family well-being in rural and urban areas.

REFORMING WELFARE. The Personal Responsibility and. rural areas of the country, the economic status of rural adults has not improved. Rural areas face unique barriers in responding to welfare reform, including lack of childcare and transportation options. Research indicates that welfare reform outcomes differ for rural and urban areas.

In the two years since. Older books Rural Dimensions of Welfare Reform. (co-editor, with Bruce Weber and Leslie Whitener) Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute, For Better and For Worse: Welfare Reform and the Well-Being of Children and Families. (co-editor, with Lindsay Chase-Lansdale) New York: Russell Sage, social welfare or public charity, organized provision of educational, cultural, medical, and financial assistance to the needy.

Modern social welfare measures may include any of the following: the care of destitute adults; the treatment of the mentally ill; the rehabilitation of criminals; the care of destitute, neglected, and delinquent children; the care and relief of the sick or handicapped.

During the s the United States undertook the greatest social policy reform since the Social Security Act of In Welfare Reform: Effects of a Decade of Change, Jeffrey Grogger and Lynn Karoly assemble evidence from numerous studies, including nearly three dozen social experiments, to assess how welfare reform has affected behavior.

To broaden our. Implementing Welfare Reform in Rural Communities Nancy M. Pindus The paper is part of a broader study considering the effects of welfare reform on households in rural areas.

A combination of qualitative and quantitative research methods was used to analyze the complexities in program rules, program implementation, and. Inthe state of Iowa, through waivers, implemented reforms creating the Family Investment Program (FIP), a program similar to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) created under the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA).

The goals of FIP (helping program recipients leave poverty and become self-supporting) parallel Cited by: Since the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of was enacted, policy makers, agency administrators, community activists, and academics from a broad range of disciplines have debated and researched the implications of welfare reform in the United States.

Most of the attention, however, has focused on urban rather than rural America. This book seeks to significantly extend previous research work on the rural impacts of national welfare reform and position it in a broader context.

International Perspectives on Rural Welfare provides a critical, comprehensive and comparative account of the rural dimensions of welfare in a number of developed by: 2.

This book seeks to significantly extend previous research work on the rural impacts of national welfare reform and position it in a broader context. "International Perspectives on Rural Welfare" provides a critical, comprehensive and comparative account of the rural dimensions of welfare in a number of developed countries.

Welfare is a type of government support for the citizens of that society. Welfare may be provided to people of any income level, as with social security (and is then often called a social safety net), but it is usually intended to ensure that people can meet their basic human needs such as food and e attempts to provide a minimal level of well-being, usually either a free- or a.

Land in transition: reform and poverty in rural Vietnam (English) Abstract. The policy reforms called for in the transition from a socialist command economy to a developing market economy bring both opportunities and risks to a country's citizens.

In poor economies, the initial focus of reform efforts is naturally the rural sector Cited by: The Brookings Institution s Welfare Reform & Beyond Initiative was created to inform the critical policy debates surrounding the upcoming congressional reauthorization of.

On AugPresident Bill Clinton signed welfare reform into law, fulfilling his campaign promise to “end welfare as we know it.” Twenty years later, it remains the center of a. Abstract. This article considers welfare reform's impact in rural America. Professor Pruitt asserts that federal welfare reform legislation, the Personal Responsibility Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA), reflects an urban political agenda Cited by: 8.

Welfare reforms are changes in the operation of a given welfare system, with the goals of reducing the number of individuals dependent on government assistance, keeping the welfare systems affordable, and assisting recipients to become self-sufficient.

Classical liberals and conservatives generally argue that welfare and other tax-funded services reduce incentives to .Welfare reform is the term used to describe the U.S. federal government’s laws and policies intended to improve the nation’s social welfare programs. In general, the goal of welfare reform is to reduce the number of individuals or families that depend on government assistance programs like food stamps and TANF and help those recipients become self-sufficient.

Progress 01/01/03 to 12/31/03 Outputs This study focuses on the impact of welfare reform on eight counties who have been among the poorest in the U.S. for decades. These rural areas in Appalachia, the Mississippi Delta, the Texas-Mexican border, and Indian Country in South Dakota, described as pockets of persistent poverty, are different in virtually .