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Dependence on Men, the Market, or the State: The Rhetoric and Reality of Welfare Reform

Much of the rhetoric surrounding the passage of "welfare reform" legislation during the 1980s, as well as the campaign promises of the current administration "to end welfare as we know it," negatively characterize income obtains from Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC).

By |2020-12-27T20:19:12-04:00November 1, 1993|IWPR|Comments Off on Dependence on Men, the Market, or the State: The Rhetoric and Reality of Welfare Reform

The Real Employment Opportunities of Women Participating in AFDC: What the Market Can Prove

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By |2020-11-29T03:34:40-04:00October 23, 1993|IWPR|Comments Off on The Real Employment Opportunities of Women Participating in AFDC: What the Market Can Prove

Self Employment Versus Wage and Salary Jobs: How Do Women Fare?

Self-employment is being suggested as an alternative to full-time, wage or salary jobs both for women wishing for more flexible schedules and for women facing under- or unemployment.

By |2020-12-17T03:34:33-04:00July 1, 1993|IWPR|Comments Off on Self Employment Versus Wage and Salary Jobs: How Do Women Fare?

New IWPR Study Examines the Benefits of Alternative Employment Patterns for Male and Female Workers

The quality of jobs created in the 1980s- and whether these were "good" jobs or "bad" jobs---has been the source of a highly charged debate.

By |2020-12-28T03:47:43-04:00June 1, 1993|IWPR|Comments Off on New IWPR Study Examines the Benefits of Alternative Employment Patterns for Male and Female Workers

Women in Telecommunications: Exception to the Rule of Low Pay for Women’s Work

Within the private service sector, the telecommunications industry-- the core of the post-industrial, high-technology, information industry--has been the exception to the rule of low pay for female-dominated work.

By |2020-11-29T18:50:12-04:00May 1, 1992|IWPR|Comments Off on Women in Telecommunications: Exception to the Rule of Low Pay for Women’s Work
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