ERIC Number: EJ362759
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Workfare in Rural America: The West Virginia Experience.
Ginsberg, Leon H.; Meehan, Kevin J.
Human Services in the Rural Environment, v10 n4, v11 n1 p22-28 Spr-Sum 1987
Describes West Virginia's Community Work Experience Program, a work requirement program for public assistance recipients. Examines issues workfare raised in a rural context, explains why West Virginia avoided the controversy usually associated with such programs, and notes benefits including improved images for welfare workers, recipients, and service agencies. (JHZ)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: West Virginia
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act 1981