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Handbook of families and poverty [electronic resource] /D. Russell Crane, Tim B. Heaton, editors.

Contributor(s): Crane, D. Russell | Heaton, Tim B | Sage Publications | Sage eReference (Online service).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Los Angeles : Sage Publications, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 495 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1412976596; 9781412976596; 9781452214566 (electronic bk.); 1452214565 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Poverty -- United States | Poor families -- United States | Families -- United States | Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States | Public welfare -- United States | Pauvret�e -- �Etats-Unis | Familles pauvres -- �Etats-Unis | Famille -- �Etats-Unis | Aide au d�eveloppement �economique r�egional -- �Etats-Unis | Aide sociale -- �Etats-Unis | Familie | Armut | USA | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Poverty & Homelessness | Economic assistance, Domestic | Families | Poor families | Poverty | Public welfare | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 362.5/560973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Innovation in social policy : evaluating state efforts to reform welfare, promote work, and help low-income families / Gary Bryner and Ryan Martin -- Social policy and marriage / Lawrence M. Mead -- Working families should not be poor : the new hope program / Anjali E. Gupta, Jessica Thornton Walker, and Aletha C. Huston -- Who will care when parents can't? An overview of trends in kinship care with a focus on the child-only provisions of the temporary assistance to needy families program / Kevin D. Blair and David B. Taylor -- Understanding the processes through which economic hardship influences families and children / Rand D. Conger and Katherine Jewsbury Conger -- Early childhood education and care : an opportunity to enhance the lives of poor children / Anna D. Johnson, Kate Tarrant, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn -- Appalachian families and poverty : historical issues and contemporary economic trends / W. Sean Newsome ... [et al.] -- Poverty and economic polarization among children in racial minority and immigrant families / Daniel T. Lichter, Zhenchao Qian, and Martha L. Crowley -- Processes of poverty and social exclusion in poor families / Angela Abela and Carmel Tabone -- Mexican American families and poverty / Scott Coltrane ... [et al.] -- Mexican immigrant childbearing women : social support and perinatal outcomes / Lynn Clark Callister and Ana Birkhead -- Food insecurity and provisioning : chronic challenges faced by families living in poverty on the northern Cheyenne Indian reservation / Erin Feinauer Whiting and Carol J. Ward -- How economically disadvantaged are American elderly women? Gender differences in economic well-being in old age / Martha N. Ozawa and Hong-Sik Yoon -- The effect of socioeconomic status on the community functioning of people with serious mental illness and their families / Eric D. Johnson -- Addiction and Medicaid : a prairie sighting of Califano's "Elephant in the living room of American society" and state budgets / Harvey H. Hillin -- Incarceration, poverty, and families / Stephen J. Bahr -- Children's time use and parental involvement in low-income families / W. Jean Yeung and Rebecca Glauber -- Cognitive and emotional outcomes for children in poverty / R. Gabriela Barajas, Nina Philipsen, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn -- Challenging social inequalities in health / Michael Murray and David F. Marks -- Giving Head Start a fresh start / Douglas J. Besharov and Caeli A. Higney -- Grandparents : a family resource? / Lynda Clarke -- Poor fathers' involvement in the lives of their children / Melvin N. Wilson -- The health-care safety net for Mexican-origin families / Ronald J. Angel, Jacqueline L. Angel, and Laura Lein -- Federal policy efforts to improve outcomes among disadvantaged families by supporting marriage and family stability / M. Robin Dion and Alan J. Hawkins -- Microenterprise : building well-being among poor U.S. families / Warner P. Woodworth -- Working with families in poverty : toward a multilevel, population-based approach / Matthew R. Sanders and William Bor -- Increasing marriage would dramatically reduce child poverty / Robert E. Rector, Kirk A. Johnson, and Patrick F. Fagan.
Summary: Covers hotly debated issues associated with public policy and funded research as they relate to families and poverty.
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Innovation in social policy : evaluating state efforts to reform welfare, promote work, and help low-income families / Gary Bryner and Ryan Martin -- Social policy and marriage / Lawrence M. Mead -- Working families should not be poor : the new hope program / Anjali E. Gupta, Jessica Thornton Walker, and Aletha C. Huston -- Who will care when parents can't? An overview of trends in kinship care with a focus on the child-only provisions of the temporary assistance to needy families program / Kevin D. Blair and David B. Taylor -- Understanding the processes through which economic hardship influences families and children / Rand D. Conger and Katherine Jewsbury Conger -- Early childhood education and care : an opportunity to enhance the lives of poor children / Anna D. Johnson, Kate Tarrant, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn -- Appalachian families and poverty : historical issues and contemporary economic trends / W. Sean Newsome ... [et al.] -- Poverty and economic polarization among children in racial minority and immigrant families / Daniel T. Lichter, Zhenchao Qian, and Martha L. Crowley -- Processes of poverty and social exclusion in poor families / Angela Abela and Carmel Tabone -- Mexican American families and poverty / Scott Coltrane ... [et al.] -- Mexican immigrant childbearing women : social support and perinatal outcomes / Lynn Clark Callister and Ana Birkhead -- Food insecurity and provisioning : chronic challenges faced by families living in poverty on the northern Cheyenne Indian reservation / Erin Feinauer Whiting and Carol J. Ward -- How economically disadvantaged are American elderly women? Gender differences in economic well-being in old age / Martha N. Ozawa and Hong-Sik Yoon -- The effect of socioeconomic status on the community functioning of people with serious mental illness and their families / Eric D. Johnson -- Addiction and Medicaid : a prairie sighting of Califano's "Elephant in the living room of American society" and state budgets / Harvey H. Hillin -- Incarceration, poverty, and families / Stephen J. Bahr -- Children's time use and parental involvement in low-income families / W. Jean Yeung and Rebecca Glauber -- Cognitive and emotional outcomes for children in poverty / R. Gabriela Barajas, Nina Philipsen, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn -- Challenging social inequalities in health / Michael Murray and David F. Marks -- Giving Head Start a fresh start / Douglas J. Besharov and Caeli A. Higney -- Grandparents : a family resource? / Lynda Clarke -- Poor fathers' involvement in the lives of their children / Melvin N. Wilson -- The health-care safety net for Mexican-origin families / Ronald J. Angel, Jacqueline L. Angel, and Laura Lein -- Federal policy efforts to improve outcomes among disadvantaged families by supporting marriage and family stability / M. Robin Dion and Alan J. Hawkins -- Microenterprise : building well-being among poor U.S. families / Warner P. Woodworth -- Working with families in poverty : toward a multilevel, population-based approach / Matthew R. Sanders and William Bor -- Increasing marriage would dramatically reduce child poverty / Robert E. Rector, Kirk A. Johnson, and Patrick F. Fagan.

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Covers hotly debated issues associated with public policy and funded research as they relate to families and poverty.

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