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A Poverty of Imagination: Bootstrap Capitalism, Sequel to Welfare Reform

David Stoesz
Format
Book
Published
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, c2000.
Language
English
ISBN
0299169545 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1 End of Welfare 3
  • Welfare As We Knew It 9
  • Underclass 18
  • Merton's Constant 23
  • End of Welfare 27
  • 2 Old Maternalism 29
  • Mothers' Pensions 30
  • Working-Poor African Americans 33
  • Professional Involution 36
  • Cultural Politics 46
  • Nanny State 48
  • Left Field 53
  • Denouement 57
  • 3 New Paternalism 60
  • Controlling the Means of Analysis 61
  • Behavioral Poverty 69
  • New Paternalism 72
  • Family Support Act 74
  • "The End of Welfare As We Know It" 79
  • Radically Conservative Welfare Reform 84
  • 4 Welfare Behaviorism 87
  • Conservative Triumph in Welfare Reform 88
  • New Consensus on Behavioral Poverty 90
  • Welfare-to-Work 91
  • Jobs Versus Education 95
  • Learnfare 98
  • Teen Parenthood 100
  • Family Cap 103
  • Paternity 104
  • Time Limits 107
  • Wisconsin 109
  • Diversion 112
  • Excursus 114
  • 5 Dynamics of Welfare and Work 116
  • Welfare Dependency 118
  • Barriers to Employment 121
  • After AFDC 127
  • Upward Mobility 131
  • Welfare Mothers and Work 135
  • Perfecting Welfare-to-Work 139
  • 6 Bootstrap Capitalism 142
  • Strategies of Welfare Reform 144
  • Capitalism for the Poor 148
  • Renaissance of Bootstrap Capitalism 151
  • Wage Supplements 152
  • Asset Development 155
  • Community Capitalism 158
  • Networking Capital 161
  • A New Paradigm for Poverty Policy? 164.
Description
xxi, 203 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-194) and index.
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