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Workfare States

Workfare States( )
Author: Peck, Jamie
Foreword by: Cloward, Richard
Piven, Frances Fox
ISBN:978-1-57230-635-6
Publication Date:Feb 2001
Publisher:Guilford Publications
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $69.00
Book Description:

This book examines the political economy of workfare, the umbrella term for welfare-to-work initiatives that have been steadily gaining ground since candidate Bill Clinton's 1992 promise to "end welfare as we know it." Peck traces the development, diffusion, and implementation of workfare policies in the United States, and their export to Canada and the United Kingdom. He explores how reforms have been shaped by labor markets and political conditions, how gender and race come into...
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Book Details
Pages:414
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
Political Science / Public Policy / Social Policy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 x 1.17 Inches
Book Weight:1.688 Pounds



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