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When work is not enough [electronic resource] : state and federal policies to support needy workers / Robert P. Stoker, Laura A. Wilson.

Author/Creator:
Stoker, Robert Phillip, 1954-
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (223 p.)
Subjects:
Working poor -- Government policy -- United States.
Working poor -- Services for -- United States.
Public welfare -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"Examines a broad range of state and federal programs providing cash or in-kind benefits to low-wage workers, low-income families, and families making the transition from welfare to work to assess the ability of the work support system to lead to self-sufficiency"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Redistribution through work
Work support programs
Program design
State-level benefits
The cost of living
From welfare to work supports
Who gets what?
Racing up to the bottom
A work in progress.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-204) and index.
Contributor:
Wilson, Laura Ann.
ISBN:
1-280-81341-5
9786610813414
0-8157-9798-2
OCLC:
475993003
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