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Backlash against Welfare Mothers

Past and Present

by Ellen Reese

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family welfare,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Political Science,
  • Government And Social Welfare,
  • Sociology (General),
  • Sociology - General,
  • Public welfare,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • General,
  • Poverty,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Employment,
  • United States,
  • Welfare recipients,
  • Aid to families with dependent children programs,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7712039M
    ISBN 100520244621
    ISBN 109780520244627

    Backlash against Welfare Mothers is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late s, was transformed into a national-level assault that Author: Ellen Reese. Backlash against welfare mothers [electronic resource]: past and present / Ellen Reese. Main author: Reese, Ellen, Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.

    Get this from a library! Backlash against welfare mothers: past and present. [Ellen Reese] -- Ellen Reese considers the politics of welfare in the U.S. from the s to the present, offering a historical perspective on the current debates over 'welfare mothers' & showing how racism has. Backlash against Welfare Mothers is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late s, was transformed into a national-level assault that Author: Katherine Van Wormer.

    Search for books, ebooks, and physical a Backlash against welfare mothers: |b past and present / continuity and change in welfare opposition -- The first welfare backlash (/) -- The s welfare backlash and federal complicity -- Explaining the postwar rise of welfare opposition -- The Southern welfare backlash. Book note for Ellen Reese, Backlash Against Welfare Mothers Past and Present. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, $ : Allison De Marco.


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Backlash Against Welfare Mothers is a book on a vitally important topic of great public interest. Reese breathes humanity into both the political players and the victimized welfare mothers."―David A. Smith, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine, former editor, Social ProblemsCited by: 7.

About the Book. Backlash against Welfare Mothers is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late s, was transformed into a national-level assault that destroyed a critical part of the nation's safety net, with tragic consequences for American society.

With a wealth of original research, Ellen Reese puts recent debates about the contemporary welfare backlash. Backlash Against Welfare Mothers is a book on a vitally important topic of great public interest. Reese breathes humanity into both the political players and the victimized welfare mothers."—David A.

Smith, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine, former editor, Social Problems2/5(1). Backlash Against Welfare Mothers Past & Present by Ellen Reese available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

"Reese's masterful study sheds new light on the contemporary welfare backlash by reconstructing the 4/5(1). Book Description: Backlash against Welfare Mothersis a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late s, was transformed into a national-level assault that destroyed a critical part of the nation's safety net, with tragic consequences for American society.

With a wealth of original research, Ellen Reese puts recent debates about the contemporary welfare backlash. Increased prosperity among Whites meant that less of them needed welfare, hence there was a larger proportion of Black welfare mothers. This provoked a racist welfare backlash during the s, predating the “culture of poverty” polemic which would follow in the s.

Welfare was said by journalists, politicians, businessmen and welfare. IN Backlash against Welfare Mothers book JOURNAL. Journal Home. Browse Journal. Current IssueAuthor: Shu-Ju Ada Cheng. Julia S. Jordan‐Zachery, "Backlash against Welfare Mothers: Past + Present by Ellen Reese Storming Caesars Palace: How Black Mothers Fought Their Own War on Poverty by Annelise Orleck Welfare Warriors: The Welfare Rights Movement in the United States by Premilla Nadasen," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Soci no.

2 (Winter ): Backlash against Welfare Mothers is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late s, was transformed into a national-level assault that destroyed a critical part of the nation's safety net, with tragic consequences for American society.

InSusan Faludi published "Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women." This book examined the trend at that time, and similar backlashes in the past, to reverse women's gains in moving towards equality.

The book became a best-seller and was awarded the National Books Critics Circle : Linda Napikoski. This eBook is not available in your country. Backlash against Welfare Mothers is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late s, was transformed into a national-level assault that destroyed a critical part of the nation's safety net, with tragic consequences for American society.

summary Backlash against Welfare Mothers is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late s, was transformed into a national-level assault that destroyed a critical part of the nation's safety net, with tragic consequences for American society.

Backlash against Welfare Mothers by Ellen Reese Book Resume: Backlash against Welfare Mothers is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late s, was transformed into a national-level assault that destroyed a critical part of the nation's safety net, with tragic consequences for American society.

Reese's book makes two important contributions to the debate. The first is a detailed historical perspective on the welfare backlash of the s and s.

The second is a solidly researched exploration of the development of a racist, sexist, ultra-conservative right-wing movement in the s and s. Synopsis Backlash against Welfare Mothers is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late s, was transformed into a national-level assault that destroyed a critical part of the nation's safety net, with tragic consequences for American society.

Backlash against Welfare Mothers is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late s, was transformed into a national-level assault that destroyed a critical part of the nation's safety net, with tragic consequences for American a wealth of original research, Ellen Reese puts recent debates about the contemporary welfare backlash Brand: Ellen Reese.

Backlash against welfare mothers: past and present. [Ellen Reese] -- Ellen Reese considers the politics of welfare in the U.S.

from the s to the present, offering a historical perspective on the current debates over 'welfare mothers' & showing how racism has. Backlash against Welfare Mothers is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late s, was transformed into a national-level assault that destroyed a critical part of the nation's safety net, with tragic consequences for American society.

With a wealth of original research, Ellen Reese puts recent debates about the contemporary welfare backlash. Backlash Against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present by Ellen Reese and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at the historical sociology of welfare.

They add analytical depth and coherence to the longer history Reese recounts in Backlash Against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present. Reese starts the book with a portrait of the impact of the welfare reforms, including accounts from her own interviews with low-income single mothers.

She then previews. Backlash Against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present. By Ellen Reese (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, xvi plus pp.). Mention welfare backlash and most people will think of cuts in social spending that began during the administration of Ronald Reagan or the assault on AFDC during the first half of the s.Backlash against Welfare Mothers: Past and Ellen ey: University of California Press, Pp.

$ (cloth); $ (paper).Summary: Backlash against Welfare Mothers is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late 's, was transformed into a national-level assault that destroyed a critical part of the nation's safety net, with tragic consequences for American society.