ERIC Number: ED463359
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Focus, v22 n1 spec iss 2002
This special issue focuses on the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. The collection of articles includes: "Introduction: Reauthorizing TANF"; "The New Face of Welfare: From Income Transfers to Social Assistance?" (Thomas Corbett); "Welfare Then Welfare Now: Expenditures in Some Midwestern States" (members of the WELPAN Network); "Redefining a Case in the Postreform Era: Reconciling Caseload with Workload" (Rebecca Swartz); "Welfare Reform and Recession: Can the States Handle Both?" (Howard Chernick and Andrew Reschovsky); "Social Policy and the Macroeconomy: What Drives Welfare Caseloads?" (James P. Ziliak); "'Whatever We Have Been Doing': Policy Control over TANF" (Thomas Kaplan); "Welfare Reform: The Institutional Dimension" (Lawrence M. Mead);"Reauthorization and the Data Infrastructure: Can We Do Better This Time Around?" (Robert Moffitt and Michele Ver Ploeg); "Welfare Reform, Employment, and Advancement" (V. Joseph Hotz, Charles H. Mullin, and John Karl Scholz); "Promoting Self-Sufficiency: What We Know about Sustaining Employment and Increasing Income among Welfare Recipients and the Working Poor" (Melissa Wavelet and Jacquie Anderson); "The Role of Temporary Employment Agencies in Welfare to Work: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?" (David H. Autor and Susan N. Houseman); "Employers and Welfare Recipients: What Their Interactions Imply for Public Policy" (Harry J. Holzer); "Barriers to Employment and the 'Hard to Serve' Implications for Services, Sanctions, and Time Limits" (Sandra K. Danziger and Kristin S. Seefeldt); "Welfare Reform and the Vulnerability of Mothers with Intellectual Disabilities (Mild Mental Retardation)" (Sharon Landesman Ramey and Bette Keltner); "Responding to Changing Family Organization" (Maria Cancian and Daniel R. Meyer); "Unwed Parents: Myths, Realities, and Policymaking" (Irwin Garfinkel and Sara McLanahan); "Assessing the Influence of Welfare Reform on Child Welfare Systems" (Kristen Shook Slack); "Child Care for Low-Income Working Families" (Barbara Wolfe and Deborah Lowe Vandell); "Early Childhood Interventions: Knowledge, Practice, and Policy" (Arthur J. Reynolds); "Strengthening Families: An Agenda for TANF Reauthorization" (Shawn Fremstad and Wendell Primus); "Refreshing Reform: Ideas from British Welfare Strategy" (Robert Walker and Michael Wiseman);"Immigrants and Welfare Reauthorization" (Shawn Fremstad); and "Funding Issues in TANF Reauthorization" (Zoe Neuberger, Sharon Parrott, and Wendell Primus). (SM)
Descriptors: Day Care, Employment Programs, Family Health, Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Low Income Groups, Public Policy, Unwed Mothers, Welfare Reform, Working Poor
Publications, Institute for Research on Poverty, 1180 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706. Tel: 608-262-6358; Fax: 608-265-3119. For full text: http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/irp/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Inst. for Research on Poverty.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families