ERIC Number: EJ531976
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
The Ideology of Welfare Reform: Deconstructing Stigma.
Mills, Frederick B.
Social Work, v41 n4 p391-95 Jul 1996
Critiques recent welfare reform proposals and recommends social work practices that humanize Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). The critique deconstructs the labels "dependent,""addict," and "illegitimate" as they are applied to AFDC mothers and explores the reproduction of stigma through social work practice. (Author)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Aid to Families with Dependent Children