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ERIC Number: EJ563717
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1070-5309
Quick Attachments to the Workforce: An Ethnographic Analysis of a Transition from Welfare to Low-Wage Jobs.
Riemer, Frances J.
Social Work Research, v21 n4 p225-32 Dec 1997
Examines a work initiative that moved welfare recipients into jobs as nurse assistants at a geriatric facility. The women's stories describe a welfare-to-work program in practice and illustrate how and why earnest efforts to mediate poverty resulted instead in the continued marginalization and stigmatization of poor people. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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