Not-so Rugged Individualists: U.S. Americans’ Conflicting Ideas about Poverty
Public welfare, Poverty, Legislation, Ideology
This chapter is part of a book that sheds much-needed light on the ideology and impacts of recent welfare reform legislation. Noted scholars, advocates, and policy makers explore the issues currently facing legislators, including welfare-to-work policies, daycare, and job training. From politics and social control to families and childcare, this volume is comprehensive in scope and offers concrete suggestions for authentic welfare reform.
© 2005 Oregon State University Press
Strauss, Claudia. "Not-so Rugged Individualists: U.S. Americans’ Conflicting Ideas about Poverty." Work, Welfare, and Politics: Confronting Poverty in the Wake of Welfare Reform. Ed. Frances Fox Piven, Joan Acker, Margaret Hallock, and Sandra Morgen. Eugene: University of Oregon Press, 2005.