Combining this reasoning with comparative data, Kasza concludes that virtually all aspects of the dominant image of Japan as a welfare
laggard are wrong.
Reese, a professor of Sociology at the University of California, Riverside, traces the history of political attacks against poor mothers' access to public assistance to assess how and why regional welfare
attacks in the early days of the welfare
state led to the strong, national assault on welfare
we are experiencing today.
The changes were designed to transfer the responsibility for Aboriginal child welfare
to Aboriginal authorities.
That said, From Welfare
to Workfare deserves a wide readership, especially for its success in showing how a "silo" mentality and bureaucratic structure have consequences all too predictable when academics, foundations, unions, businesses, policymakers, and lawmakers try to do good.
Presenters were Janice Swanson, animal science professor at Kansas State University and member of several restaurant corporation animal welfare
boards; John Fiscalini, owner of Fiscalini Farms and Fiscalini Cheese in Modesto, Calif.
Preschoolers in low-income families exhibited stable emotional health, consistent reading and number skills, and no change in problem behavior during the first 16 months after their mothers left the welfare
rolls for either a full- or part-time job, say psychologist P.
But this list of flaws overlooks another critical dimension of the child welfare
system reflected in the state's excessive intervention in families.
I have been on and off welfare
since my oldest was born.
But it is welfare
that is seen as the real enemy here, with its meager checks, mindless regulations and ubiquitous presence.
One could not help but note, in the original arguments of welfare
reform ideologues like author George Gilder and the Heritage Foundation's Robert Rector, an Obsessive fascination with female sexuality, especially the sexuality of women of color.
The State of Arkansas' traditional AFDC welfare
program was a lifetime program with no incentive for self-sufficiency.
Clinton's announced goal was 10,000 new federal hires, but the federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) reports that, as of January, 50,827 former welfare
recipients had found work with the feds.
THE BULK OF MICHAEL KATZ'S The Price of Citizenship is taken up by a long compendium of all the ways in which the American welfare
state has diminished over the past 20 years.
Thomas Massaro, Catholic Social Teaching and United States Welfare
reform," President Clinton announced in January 1997, just before meeting with a group of CEOs, "if it is going to work, will need the leadership of the private sector in turning welfare
checks into paychecks.