American Poverty in a New Era of Reform


This compelling survey of the problem of poverty, its costs and consequences, focuses on the implementation and initial results of the welfare reform plan of 1996. The book underscores the importance of backing up welfare reform with policies that support families' efforts to make genuine, sustainable improvements in their lives and the prospects of their children.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Armonk, NY
Publication year:
  • 2000