The War on Welfare: Family, Poverty, and Politics in Modern America

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Acronyms

AB: Aid to the Blind

ACLU: American Civil Liberties Union

AFDC: Aid to Families with Dependent Children

AFDC-UP: Aid to Families with Dependent Children-Unemployed Parent

AFL-CIO: American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations

AFSCME: American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees

AJC: American Jewish Committee

APTD: Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled

APWA: American Public Welfare Association

BLS: Bureau of Labor Statistics

BWWH: Black Women for Wages for Housework

CAA: Community Action Agency

CBC: Congressional Black Caucus

CCAP: Citizens’ Crusade Against Poverty

CDF: Children’s Defense Fund

CED: Committee on Economic Development

CHN&BP: Coalition for Human Needs and Budget Priorities

CLUW: Coalition of Labor Union Women

CORE: Congress of Racial Equality

CSWP&L: Center for Social Welfare Policy and Law

DOL: Department of Labor

DPS: Domestic Policy Staff

DWAC: Downtown Welfare Advocacy Center

EEOC: Equal Employment Opportunities Commission

EITC: Earned Income Tax Credit

EOA: Economic Opportunity Act

FAP: Family Assistance Plan

FEAC: Full Employment Action Council

FLSA: Fair Labor Standards Act

FRAC: Food Research and Action Center

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