The Future of Children: Fall 2007
The Next Generation of Antipoverty Policies
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Future of Children: Fall 2007 by Ron Haskins
Book DescriptionThis semiannual journal provides research and analysis to promote effective policies and programs for children. Contents include: Toward a Mandatory Work Policy for Men Lawrence Mead (New York University) Rewarding the Work of Individuals: A Counterintuitive Approach to Reducing Poverty and Strengthening Families Gordon L. Berlin (MDRC) educing Nonmarital Births and Increasing Marriage to Reduce Poverty Paul Amato (Pennsylvania State University) and Rebecca A. Maynard (University of Pennsylvania) Next Steps for Federal Child Care Policy Mark Greenberg (Center for American Progress) Reducing Poverty through Preschool Interventions Greg Duncan Northwestern University), Jens Ludwig (Georgetown University and Brookings), and Katherine Magnuson (University of Wisconsin) Improving the Education of Children Living in Poverty Richard Murnane (Harvard University) Improving the Safety Net for Single Mothers Who Face Serious Barriers to Work Rebecca Blank (University of Michigan) A Health Plan to Reduce Poverty Alan Weil (National Academy of State Health Policy
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780815755654
(254mm x 178mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Brookings Institution
Publisher: Brookings Institution
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Creating an Opportunity Society, Paperback (September 2009)
Americans believe economic opportunity is as fundamental a right as life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. More concerned about a level playing field for all, they worry less about the growing income and wealth disparity in our country.
Work Over Welfare, Paperback (August 2007)» View all books by Ron Haskins
Work over Welfare tells the inside story of the legislation that ended "welfare as we know it." As a key staffer on the House Ways and Means Committee, author Ron Haskins was one of the architects of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996.
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Author Biography - Ron Haskins
Ron Haskins is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a senior consultant at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Maryland, USA. A former adviser to the President for welfare policy, he spent 14 years on the staff of the House Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee, first as welfare counsel to the Republican staff, then as the subcommittee's staff director. He is the author of Work over Welfare: The Inside Story of the 1996 Welfare Reform Law (Brookings, 2006) and coeditor, with Rebecca Blank, of The New World of Welfare (Brookings, 2002). Isabel Sawhill is vice president and director of the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., USA. She served as associate director of the Office of Management and Budget.
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