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ERIC Number: EJ482809
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0037-8046
Public Reactions to Poor Families: Characteristics That Influence Attitudes toward Assistance.
Groskind, Fred
Social Work, v36 n5 p446-53 Sep 1991
Examined low-income family characteristics important to American public in judging deserved amounts of public assistance. Finding from 1,369 adults suggest focus on characteristics of need in evaluating mother-only families and focus on work status and motivation of father in evaluating 2-parent families. Average benefit designated by respondents exceeded poverty line. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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