For Better and for Worse : Welfare Reform and the Well-Being of Children and Families

For Better and for Worse : Welfare Reform and the Well-Being of Children and Families

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Table of Contents

Contributors                                       vii
PART I INTRODUCTION AND POLICY CONTEXT
For Better and for Worse: Welfare Reform and 3 (6)
The Well-Being of Children and Families
Greg J. Duncan
P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale
Liberal and Conservative Influences on the 9 (28)
Welfare Reform Legislation of 1996
Ron Haskins
PART II WHAT STATES ARE THINKING AND DOING
Welfare Reform, Management Systems, and 37 (16)
Policy Theories of Child Well-Being
Cathy M. Johnson
Thomas L. Gais
How Do State Policymakers Think About Family 53 (10)
Processes and Child Development in Low-Income
Families?
Kristin Anderson Moore
Program Redesign by States in the Wake of 63 (18)
Welfare Reform: Making Sense of the Effects
of Devolution
Alan Weil
Sanctions and Exits: What States Know About 81 (22)
Families That Leave Welfare Because of
Sanctions and the Time Limits
Jack Tweedie
PART III HOW FAMILIES AND CHILDREN ARE FARING
How Different Are Welfare and Working 103(29)
Families? And Do These Differences Matter for
Children's Achievement?
Greg J. Duncan
Rachel E. Dunifon
Morgan B. Ward Doran
W. Jean Yeung
My Children Come First: Welfare-Reliant 132(22)
Women's Post-Tanf Views of Work-Family
Trade-Offs and Marriage
Ellen K. Scott
Kathryn Edin
Andrew S. London
Joan Maya Mazelis
Does Maternal Employment Mandated by Welfare 154(25)
Reform Affect Children's Behavior?
Ariel Kalil
Rachel E. Dunifon
Sandra K. Danziger
Lessons From New Hope: The Impact on 179(22)
Children's Well-Being of a Work-Based
Antipoverty Program for Parents
Rashmita S. Mistry
Danielle A. Crosby
Aletha C. Huston
David M. Casey
Marika N. Ripke
How Families View and Use Lump-Sum Payments 201(21)
From The Earned Income Tax Credit
Jennifer L. Romich
Thomas S. Weisner
Welfare Waivers and Nonmarital Childbearing 222(25)
Ann E. Horvath-Rose
H. Elizabeth Peters
PART IV POLICY APPROACHES AND OPTIONS FOR THE
FUTURE
Reducing Child Poverty by Improving the 247(17)
Work-Based Safety Net
Wendell Primus
Kristina Daugirdas
Effects of Welfare Reform at Four Years 264(26)
Ron Haskins
Reforming the Social Family Contract: Public 290(17)
Support for Child Rearing in the United States
Paula England
Nancy Folbre
Lessons Learned 307(16)
P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale
Greg J. Duncan
Index 323