Jobs Aren't Enough: Toward a New Economic Mobility for Low-Income Families

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Index
abuse, 62, 74, 154, 164; Smith family and, 68, 109–112, 148, 160
Adler, P. S., 25
Adult Basic Education (ABE), 88, 106
AFDC. See Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)
African Americans, 2, 15–16, 94, 113, 125. See also race
after-school care, 78, 87, 180, 199, 208–209; community resources and, 81, 82, 191; transportation and, 83, 197
Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), 89. See also Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, (TANF)
Alger, Horatio, 16
alignment, 176, 178, 183–190, 190–191, 197–198
Althauser, R. P., 122
Andersson, R., 133
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 45, 219, 259
Appelbaum, E., 15, 120, 126, 207
assessments, 95–101, 108, 112, 131, 163, 184; of individuals vs. families, 118
assets, 29–30, 38, 101, 129, 139, 204–205
asthma, 61, 62–63, 192
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), 61, 184, 187–188
authority, 4, 6–7, 9, 186; firms and, 119, 123, 149, 151, 157–161
bankruptcy, 99–101, 128, 132, 139
Baron, J. N., 122
Bartik, T., 20
Batt, R., 97, 155
Becker, G. S., 15–16, 25
Becker, H. S., 46
behavior, 78, 181, 185, 186, 187–188, 193; schools and, 175, 180
benefits, 2, 121, 125–127, 174, 201, 202; access to, 204–205; firms and, 128, 172; job decisions and, 27; kaizen philosophy and, 138; parents and, 115–116, 135, 154–155, 160, 184. See also health insurance
Bernhardt, A., 23, 27, 129, 133, 152
Berube, A., 36
Bielby, W. T. & D. D., 18, 122
Blau, P. M., 4, 13, 15, 17–18, 121
Blessed, Hard Working, 57, 74, 198, 200, 203, 210–211; firms and, 103, 119, 125
Blessed family, 62, 76, 80, 161–163, 251; children and, 65, 71, 73, 83–84; community resources and, 81, 82; debt and, 99; safety and, 128; schools and, 182, 189, 202
Bourdieu, P., 9, 15–16, 25, 113, 177
Bowles, S., 6, 211
brand halo effect, 112–114, 146–147
Braverman, H., 6
Briggs, X. S., 82
Brinton, M. C., 4, 146
budgeting, 90, 126, 188–190. See also funding
Burawoy, M., 46, 121, 174
bureaucracy, 13, 21, 72, 187, 198
Burt, R. S., 10, 24, 92, 202
Burtless, G., 20, 90
Cane, D. B., 41
capital. See cultural capital; human capital; social capital
capitalism, 5–7, 8, 13, 121, 122
Cappelli, P., 11, 16–17, 114, 121–122, 142, 172
careers, 16–18, 85, 95, 105, 128; advancement in, 91, 93, 99, 118, 143–151, 168–174; ladders in, 121, 124, 143, 157, 174; pathways in, 129, 135–143, 143–145, 203
Carnevale, A. P., 102, 133
case management, 92, 94–96, 99, 104, 108, 164–165; domestic violence and, 75; parents and, 110–112, 148, 156, 172; work supports and, 36
CES-D, 41–42, 135
Child and Dependent Care Credit (CDCC), 37
child care, 58, 63–68, 82, 87, 208–209; by relatives, 64–67, 80–81; subsidized, 34–35, 64–67, 98, 112, 178, 195, 204; therapeutic, 64, 68, 109–112. See also after-school care
children, 10, 59, 60–87, 201, 202–203, 208–209; child support and, 70–72, 99, 111, 151, 152; community resources and, 74–77, 81–83; cultural capital and, 66, 177, 178; custody of, 71, 109, 138–139; demographics of, 9–10, 33, 61, 62; extended family and, 63, 64, 80–81; health of, 61–63, 80–81, 87, 132, 157; homes of, 68–74; incarceration of parents and, 73–74; nonresident, 72–73; older youths and,

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