ERIC Number: EJ382722
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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A Rural-Urban Comparison of Welfare Exits: The Importance of Population Density.
Rank, Mark R.; Hirschl, Thomas A.
Rural Sociology, v53 n2 p190-206 Sum 1988
Examines effects of rural urban differences on duration of welfare use. Reveals that welfare recipients in areas of population sparsity are more likely to exit welfare, regardless of household, demographic, and welfare characteristics. Suggests perceived stigma, patterns of social interaction distinguish between rural and urban welfare recipients. Contains 44 references. (DHP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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