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American Poverty In A New Era Of Reform by Harrell R. Rodgers

By Harrell R. Rodgers

This new version of yank Poverty in a brand new period of Reform offers a entire exam of the level, explanations, results, and prices of yankee poverty approximately ten years after the passage of the non-public accountability and paintings chance Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) in 1996. the writer contains the most up-tp-date on hand demographic, finances, evaluate, and software info to guage the impression of this sweeping laws on federal and nation regulations, in addition to on poverty populations. This revised variation takes into consideration the commercial slowdown that happened in 2001 via 2003. It examines the country judgements approximately the best way to enforce PRWORA, and the way alterations have affected the poverty inhabitants and total welfare approach. the writer identifies the confident implications of welfare reform besides difficulties that has to be addressed. New good points for this version comprise an appendix of net resources a state-by-state tables of poverty charges.

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People of Hispanic origin may be of any race. dren will require reducing the number of unplanned and unwanted children to parents who are unprepared to take care of them, while providing opportunities for parents in financial trouble to become economically viable. In later chapters, we will assess the possibilities of the PRWORA of 1996 to accomplish these goals. , 1999). Designing policies to reduce poverty among women and children requires insights into why an increasing proportion of families are headed by a single woman, and why these families are so economically vulnerable.

Additionally, the data show some recent declines in out-of-wedlock births among teens, especially black teens. The Availability of Welfare Although the public tends to believe that the availability of welfare has had a major impact on divorce, remarriage, and out-of-wedlock births, the best evidence suggests that there is a relationship, but it is modest. Danziger et al. (1982), Ellwood and Bane (1985), and Bassi (1987) all found a link between welfare receipt and divorce. Garfinkel and McLanahan (1986) concluded that although welfare receipt delayed remarriage, the implications for divorce and out-of-wedlock births are limited.

5 10 5 0 1974 1980 1990 2003 Source: Bureau of the Census (2004a), table 8-1. 2A. Note: Figures are for related children in families. mother-only families. Hispanic children have a much lower rate of poverty when they live in a married-couple family, but at over 21 percent the rate is still very high. Clearly, children living with a single mother are at very high risk of poverty. 5 41 40 30 20 10 0 All poor children White-NH children White NH children Black NH children Hispanic children Source: Bureau of the Census (2003c), table C-3.

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