ERIC Number: ED085441
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Nov-4
Reference Count: 0
Studies in Public Welfare. Paper No. 12 (Part I): The Family, Poverty, and Welfare Programs; Factors Influencing Family Instability. A Volume of Studies Prepared for the Use of the Subcommittee on Fiscal Policy of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States.
Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.
Contents of this volume of studies analyzing the causes of the alarming growth in illegitimacy, families lacking a father, and welfare caseloads, include the following studies: "The Family, Poverty, and Welfare Programs: An Introductory Essay on Problems of Analysis and Policy," Robert I. Lerman; "The Impact of Welfare Payment Levels on Family Stability," Marjorie Honig; "Income Supplements and the American Family," Phillips Cutright and John Scanzoni; "Illegitimacy and Income Supplements," Phillips Cutright; "Participation in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program (AFDC)," Barbara Boland; "Treatment of Families Under Income Transfer Programs," Irene Cox; "Poverty, Living Standards, and Family Well-Being," Lee Rainwater; "Child Welfare, Parental Responsibility, and the State," Harry D. Krause; "The Concept of Family in the Poor Black Community," Carol B. Stack and Herbert Semmel; "Black Family Structure: Myths and Realities," Andrew Billingsley; and, "Family and Community Life in the Working Class," Marc Fried and Ellen Fitzgerald. (JM)
Descriptors: Black Community, Child Welfare, Economically Disadvantaged, Family Counseling, Family Financial Resources, Family Structure, Illegitimate Births, Living Standards, Marital Instability, Parent Responsibility, Poverty, Public Policy, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Services
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Authoring Institution: Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.
Note: Joint Economic Committee Print, Ninety-third Congress, First Session