ERIC Number: ED316592
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Up from Dependency: A New National Public Assistance Strategy. Supplement 4: Research Studies and Bibliography.
Weinberg, Daniel; Germanis, Peter
Twenty years after the War on Poverty was launched, dependency on public support remains widespread. Part 1 of this report summarizes current research concerning the following issues affecting welfare programs: (1) evaluating the economic effects of welfare; (2) dynamics of dependency; (3) welfare and work; (4) welfare and family structure; (5) welfare and child support; (6) welfare and migration; (7) attitudes, the upperclass, and the intergenerational transmission of welfare dependency; and (8) unanswered questions. Data are presented on 12 tables; notes are included. Part 2 consists of a comprehensive bibliography on welfare. (BJV)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Community Programs, Employment Programs, Family (Sociological Unit), Federal Programs, Literature Reviews, Migration, Policy Formation, Poverty, Poverty Programs, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Public Policy, Research Methodology, Social Science Research, Social Services, State Programs, Taxes, Unwed Mothers, Welfare Services
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Interagency Low Income Opportunity Advisory Board, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Aid to Families with Dependent Children