In the United States, ’welfare‘ and the politics of welfare – cash assistance for families, generally female-headed single-parent families with children – have been treated as a separable realm of policy, and too often as synonymous with all of anti-poverty policy.
The debate needs to adopt a more holistic approach that treats jobs and income as inseparable aspects of the same subject. Moreover, the societal commitment should expand from a goal of ending poverty to a determination t...Expand abstract
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A living income for every American: jobs and income strategies for the twenty-first century
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