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Ending the entitlement of poor mothers, expanding the claims of poor employed parents

Ann Shola Orloff

Ending the entitlement of poor mothers, expanding the claims of poor employed parents

gender, race, class in contemporary US social policy

by Ann Shola Orloff

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Published by European University Institute in San Domenico .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public welfare -- United States.,
  • Federal aid to public welfare -- United States.,
  • Welfare recipients -- Employment -- United States.,
  • Women -- Government policy.,
  • United States -- Social policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGender, race, class in contemporary US social policy
    StatementAnn Shola Orloff.
    SeriesEUI working paper -- no. 99/3
    ContributionsEuropean Forum (European University Institute)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18878851M

      Tamika Middleton is a lifelong social justice advocate committed to examining and fighting against racial, gender and economic oppressions. In this post, Tamika writes about black mothers being punished for being poor. Tamika is a Writing Fellow for the Center for Community Change.   The Working Poor is one of my longest outstanding reviews, and in the interest of continuing my "review every book" streak, I'm going to hop back in time and say a few things. My remembrance has dulled slightly, but I still had a bunch of quotes saved, so this review will be heavy on extracts with minor commentary from me.4/5.

    in poor, female-headed families by tracing the process through which single mothers work their way off welfare. Analysis is based on monthly data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) for the years The results reveal substantial labor market activity among single mothers on welfare not previously found in.   iStock | Sean_Warren. There was a viral post recently on the Humans of New York Facebook page that left me reeling. It was a simple picture of an older man talking about bootstraps and poverty. He said, “I used to think that I could write a prescription for a poor man: ‘Get a job, save your money, pull yourself up by the bootstraps.’.

    A moving lift for poor families Housing vouchers gave impoverished single mothers emotional but not economic benefits.   The criminalization of poverty highlights economically and legally institutionalized ideologies of neo-liberalism, racism, sexism, and the dehumanization of the poor. The growth of punitive welfare policies and the policing of welfare fraud add up to something more than the policing of crime.


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[Ann Shola Orloff; European Forum (European University Institute)]. Welfare Reform, Ending Entitlement for Poor Single Mothers, and Expanding the Claims of Poor Employed Parents The reform of the welfare system Author: Ann Shola Orloff. Farewell to Maternalism: Welfare Reform, Ending Entitlement for Poor Single Mothers, and Expanding the Claims of Poor Employed Parents Article Full-text available.

Ending the Entitlement of Poor Mothers, Expanding the Claims of Poor Employed Parents: Gender, Race, Class in Contemporary US Social Policy more by Ann Orloff ABSTRACT The author wants to note that welfare reform is but one part of what is happening politically to gender relations, to women, and to poor mothers, even within the system of income.

Compared with children in poor families having at least one employed adult, a higher proportion of children in disconnected families (30 and 27 percent, respectively, for mothers and fathers) had parents who reported being in “fair” or “poor” health (Figure 8 and 9).

Promises I can keep: Much is assumed about why they put motherhood before marriage, but Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas actually attempted to find out by spending five years living in the poor inner-city neighborhoods of Philadelphia (where poverty similarly affects women of various racial groups) and interviewing poor single mothers.4/5.

The Working Poor Families Project is a national initiative that seeks to strengthen state policies on behalf of low-income working families. This policy brief addresses opportunities and strategies for investing in the working conditions of early childhood educators in order to increase their economic security and improve retention in the field.

Key Findings. Nationally, in /12, 30 percent of all children in poverty were in disconnected families (i.e., their family has no earned income or cash assistance). In five states – Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, Montana, and Vermont – the percent of poor children in disconnected families was significantly lower than the national average.

The Working Poor Families ProjecT Policy BrieF WinTer loW-income Working moThers and sTaTe Policy: invesTing For a BeTTer economic FuTure Deborah Povich, Brandon Roberts and Mark Mather1 inTroducTion Inthere were more than 10 million low -income working families with children2 in the United States, and 39 percent were headed by working mothers.3 The File Size: KB.

*13 mil single mothers and demographics have shown that 40% make less than $10k annually *spousal support, child support, welfare does not offset different in income between single mothers and married couples *single mothers are poor/near poor despite working *work low-paying jobs that may not include health insurance and benefits.

Introduction. The U.S. child welfare system is a vast network of public and private agencies, with annual spending of approximately $29 billion (Rosinsky and Connelly ).Nearly 1 percent of children—disproportionately poor and of color—spend time in foster care each year; nearly 6 percent will spend time in foster care before adulthood (Turney and Wildeman ; USDHHS ).

Promoting positive outcomes for young children in immigrant families requires a deeper understanding of the population itself. To this end, we provide a more nuanced look at poor children living with immigrant parents by expanding the definition of the immigrant experience to include not only parents’ nativity but also their duration of stay in the U.S.

In fact we spend more on defense than all the other developed countries in the world combined, and yet often produce poor results. Let me also cite a few myths on entitlements.

: Bob Walz. According to USDA reports the School Lunch Program pays participating schools $ per free lunch, along with a 23 cent “entitlement foods” surcharge. There are school days in. Home › Media & Culture › Books › Review of “The Working Poor: Invisible in America”.

Review of “The Working Poor: Invisible in America” By The Red Phoenix on Aug • (0) In capitalism’s mythology, society functions according to merit.

Wealth and decadence are the tell-tale signs of hard work and brilliance paying off, while poverty is a sign of laziness. Working with Families of the Poor, Second Edition (The Guilford Family Therapy Series) 2nd Edition by Patricia Minuchin (Author) › Visit Amazon's Patricia Minuchin Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this Cited by:   Welfare reforms not ending poverty / Study of single moms says paychecks don't provide much lift Most mothers who were on welfare four years ago have found jobs but still live in poverty with Author: Meredith May.

The United States has been described as a "nation of lovers." Our ideal culture emphasizes _____, which refers to a deep emotion, the satisfaction of significant needs, a caring for and acceptance of the person we love, and involvement in an intimate relationship.

Rates of poverty among California women with a recent birth—and, by extension, their children—are especially high. Statewide, an estimated 41% of mothers with a birth in lived in families with income below the federal poverty guideline ($23, for a family of four in ); for African American/black and Hispanic/Latina mothers, the poverty rate was 60%, compared with 20% or.

Since many of the added welfare benefits supplement the wages of low-income parents, the share of poor families with over 2, hours of employment falls from percent in. n Over the past four decades, 16 percent of children were born to poor parents. Minority children are less economically secure than white children; 40 percent of black newborns are poor, compared with 10 percent of white newborns.

n Over the past four decades, nearly half (49 percent) of children born to poor parents were poor for.Intervention Needed to Lift Up a Poor Child () Experts discuss natural, direct, and research interventions to increase support for poor families.

Parents may not know how to access available programs. Educational Intervention to Lift Up a Poor Child () Education is a major pathway out of poverty.

Poor children go to poor schools. Children living in married parent families are less likely to live in or near poverty than children in unmarried (either single– or cohabiting) parent policy advocacy groups use this to argue that marriage is the “greatest weapon against child poverty” because of the additional economic and human capital marriage adds to a household, even though there is no clear agreement.