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AFDC Recipients as Caregivers and Workers: A Feminist Approach to Income Security Policy for Women

Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) was established in 1935 as a means-tested public assistance program to provide cash payments to impoverished families with minor children headed by a caretaker relative, usually a widowed mother deprived of support from a wage-earning father (Peterson and Petersen, 1993)

By |2020-11-13T20:37:29-04:00January 24, 1994|IWPR|Comments Off on AFDC Recipients as Caregivers and Workers: A Feminist Approach to Income Security Policy for Women

The Health Benefits and Potential Savings from Screening and Intervention for Domestic Violence

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By |2020-11-23T23:47:39-04:00January 1, 1994|IWPR|Comments Off on The Health Benefits and Potential Savings from Screening and Intervention for Domestic Violence

The Impact of the Glass Ceiling and Structural Change on Minorities and Women

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, the need for corporate restructuring to compete in the new global marketplace was a much discussed topic.

By |2021-01-07T01:55:18-04:00December 15, 1993|IWPR|Comments Off on The Impact of the Glass Ceiling and Structural Change on Minorities and Women

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
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