The Best Sources For Crying Out Loud
The literature on welfare and its meanings is very large. For our purposes here, the most useful sources are:
Abramovitz, Mimi. 1996. Regulating the Lives of Women. Boston: South End Press.
Abramovitz, Mimi. 1996. Under Attack, Fighting Back. New York: Monthly Review Press.
Albelda, Randy and Nancy Folbeare. 1996. The War on the Poor: A Defense Manual.
Gordon, Linda. 1994. Pitied But Not Entitled. New York: Free Press.
Gordon, Linda, ed. 1991. Women, the State and Welfare. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press.
Gordon, Linda. 1989. Heroes of Their Own Lives: The Politics and History of Family Violence. Viking Press.
Handler, Joel F. 1995. The Poverty of Wetfare Reform. Yale U.Press, 1995.
Jennings, James. 1994. "Persistent Poverty in the United States: Review of Theories and Explanations", Sage Race Relations Abstracts, vol 19, no.1, February.
Katz, Michael. 1989. The Undeserving Poor. New York: Pantheon.
Katz, Michael. 1986. In the Shadow of the Poorhouse. New York: Basic Books.
Katz, Michael. 1983. Poverty and Policy in American History. New York: Academic Press.
Quadragno, Jill. 1995. The Color of Welfare. NY: Oxford U. Press.
Schram, Sanford F. 1995. The Words of Welfare. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.
Schein, Virgina E. 1995. Working from the Margins. Voices of Mothers in Poverty. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
Sidel, Ruth. 1996, 2nd edition. Women and Children Last.. New York: Viking.
Skocpol, Theda. 1995. Protecting Soldiers and Mothers. Belknap Press.
Skocpol, Theda. 1991. "Targeting Within Universalism" in Jencks and Peterson, The Urban Underclass, pp. 433-34.
Sullivan, K. 1995. Days of Hope. Race and Democracy in the New Deal Era. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.