From Poverty to Punishment

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April 15, 2006

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Introduction
Peter Edelman

Welfare Policy and American Politics
Frances Fox Piven

From Social Contract to Social Control: Welfare Policy and Race
Gary Delgado, Rebecca Gordon

The Right’s Campaign against Welfare
Jean Hardisty, Lucy A. Williams

Welfare Privatization: Prospecting among the Poor
Bill Berkowitz

Race and State Welfare Reform Choices: A Cause for Concern
Sanford F. Schram

Silencing Poverty: A Study of News Coverage of Welfare
Hunter Cutting, John Avalos, S. Xochitl Bervera

Racism in U.S. Welfare Policy: A Human Rights Issue
Linda Burnham

Valuing Women’s Work
Gwendolyn Mink

Legislating Patriarchy
Martha F. Davis

Getting Our Due: Enforcing Fairness in the Welfare System
Maya Wiley

Measuring Welfare Reform Success by a Different Standard
Diana M. Pearce

Access Denied
LeeAnn Hall, Carson Strege-Flora

Progressive Organizing on Welfare Policy
Deepak Bhargava

"The New World of Welfare Reform" Meets the New Welfare Rights Movement
Vanessa Daniel

Reframing the Welfare Debate: Racial Equity and Fair Treatment
Menachem Krajcer, Gary Delgado