Date of Submission
Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2016 Fernanda D. Reyes
The purpose of this thesis is to analyze current housing and supplemental income programs on a national level to measure success and failures of different programs like Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, Earned Income Tax Credit, and Housing Vouchers. Furthermore, this thesis attempt to discuss questions of ethics and precedent in determining to what degree the United States should engage in social safety net policies. This paper analyzes contemporary American social safety net policies on the basis of their cost to American taxpayers as well as how well it benefits those in poverty.
Reyes, Fernanda D., "Social Safety Nets: An Analysis of American Social Safety Net Policy and The Ethics Behind Welfare Rights" (2016). CMC Senior Theses. 1365.
This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.