100 Research Topic Guides for Students

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Welfare Reform

BACKGROUND

The national debate over welfare reform continues to spiral. Most agree that the costs, both social and financial, are unacceptable and that the system is failing to help many of those for which it was originally intended. Disagreement involves whether to eliminate welfare or reform it, and if so, how.


BROWSE FOR BOOKS ON THE SHELF USING THESE CALL NUMBERS

361.6–361.62

361.973

362.50973–362.58

323.042


LOOK UNDER THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS IN THE CATALOG (CARD OR COMPUTER)

Public welfare—United States

Public welfare

United States—Social policy—1980–

Economic assistance, Domestic—United States

Poor—United States

Poverty


REFERENCE MATERIALS THAT MAY HELP (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report

CQ Researcher, April 10, 1992; September 16, 1994.

Editorials on File, Facts on File.

Facts on File

General encyclopedias


PERIODICAL INDEXES TO SEARCH (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

EBSCO Magazine Article Summaries

InfoTrac

NewsBank and other newspaper indexes

Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature

SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series)

WILSONDISC


ONLINE DATABASES TO SEARCH

America Online

CompuServe

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