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ERIC Number: EJ628867
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0042-0972
Welfare Reform: Can Higher Education Reduce the Feminization of Poverty?
Tiamiyu, Mojisoa; Mitchell, Shelley
Urban Review, v33 n1 p47-56 Mar 2001
Describes the feminization of poverty, highlighting poor women, their children, and their need for financial assistance; identifying obstacles to self-sufficiency and their attempts to overcome those obstacles while relying on government aid (including attending college); showing how welfare reform has become an obstacle; and discussing how policies and practices of higher education institutions can help female students on welfare. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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