The Poverty of Welfare Reform by Joel F. Handler
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This work points out the fallacies in proposals for welfare reform, arguing that they merely recycle old remedies that have not worked. It analyzes the prejudice that has historically existed against "the underserving poor", and shows stereotypes of single women as being untrue.
 

About Joel F. Handler

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Joel F. Handler has been a Professor of Law, specializing in social welfare law and policy, poverty, welfare bureaucracies, and comparative welfare states. He has published several books and articles, has won the American Political Science Association prize for the best book in U.S. National Policy (1997) and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has lectured in Europe, Israel, South America, and Asia.
 
Published September 27, 1995 by Yale University Press. 177 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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With Newt, Bob, Bill, Phil and just about everybody else fretting over the welfare system and the money it costs and the work ethic it undermines and the moral turpitude it encourages, UCLA law professor Handler provides a more sober consideration.

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