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Cheating Welfare: Public Assistance and the Criminalization of Poverty

Kaaryn S. Gustafson
Format
Book
Published
New York : New York University Press, c2011.
Language
English
ISBN
9780814732311 (hbk. : alk. paper), 0814732313 (hbk. : alk. paper), 9780814732915 (e-book), 0814732917 (e-book)
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Reconstructing social ills : from the perils of poverty to welfare dependency
  • The criminalization of poverty
  • A glimpse at the interviewees
  • Living within and without the rules
  • Engaging with rules and negotiating compliance
  • Contextualizing criminality, non-compliance, and resistance
  • Cheating ourselves.
Description
xi, 227 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-219) and index.
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