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Title Making work pay : America after welfare : a reader from The American Prospect / edited by Robert Kuttner.

Imprint New York : New Press, c2002.

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 Moore Stacks  HV95 .M263 2002    Available  ---
Description xvii, 220 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents Introduction : Working principles from ending welfare to rewarding work / Robert B. Reich -- A cleah sweep : the SEIU's organizing drive for janitors shows how unionization can raise wages / Harold Meyerson -- Ending poverty as we know it / Michael Massing -- Holding out / Joshua Green -- Vermont : the greening of welfare / Jon Margolis -- The welfare shell game / Joshua Green -- Tough sanctions, tough luck / Joshua Green -- How welfare offices undermine welfare reform : the fine art of dissuading people from collecting benefits / Marcia K. Meyers -- Leave no child behind? The inconsistent, inefficient, and unfair way we support - and fail to support - our kids / Nancy Folbre -- Child's play : why universal, high-quality day care should be elementary / Jonathan Cohn -- Support for working families : what we can learn from Europe about family policies / Janet C. Gornick and Marcia K. Meyers -- Martha Jernegons's new shoes : the contribution of local living-wage ordinances / David Moberg -- Ladders to a better life : the role of career-ladder strategies in making work pay / Joan Fitzgerald and Virginia Carlson -- The other gender gap : why women still fail to receive comparable wages for comparable work / Naomi Barko -- Two cheers for the earned income tax credit : it's great, but no substitute for decent wages / Jared Bernstein -- Welfare that works : the case for more generous formulas to reward paid work / Gordon L. Berlin -- Skills and the wage collapse : better education and training are only half the story / David Howell -- Reforming welfare reform : what reform wrought, and what must be done now / Jared Bernstein and Mark Greenberg.
Subject Welfare recipients -- Employment -- United States.
Public welfare -- United States.
Added Author Kuttner, Robert.
Added Title American prospect.
ISBN 1565846958 (pbk.)