ERIC Number: EJ360433
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Universalism and Income Testing in Family Policy: New Perspectives on an Old Debate.
Kamerman, Shelia B.; Kahn, Alfred J.
Social Work, v32 n4 p277-80 Jul-Aug 1987
Contends traditional debate on whether a social services program should be universalistic or selective limits the policy options. Reviews current debate on policy options including a policy package that can permit income testing without stigmatizing the poor. Reports findings of a comparative sudy of eight countries that examined income transfers affecting the incomes of families with children. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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