The New Welfare Bureaucrats: Entanglements of Race, Class, and Policy Reform

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As the recession worsens, more and more Americans must turn to welfare to make ends meet. Once inside the agency, the newly jobless will face a bureaucracy that has undergone massive change since the advent of welfare reform in 1996. A behind-the-scenes look at bureaucracy's human face, The New Welfare Bureaucrats is a compelling study of welfare officers and how they navigate the increasingly tangled political and emotional terrain of their jobs. Celeste Watkins-Hayes here reveals how welfare reform engendered a shift ...

The New Welfare Bureaucrats: Entanglements of Race, Class, and Policy Reform 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226874920

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The New Welfare Bureaucrats: Entanglements of Race, Class, and Policy Reform 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226874913

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