Title

Workfare: The Poverty/Dependence Trade-Off

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

1-1-1989

Subject: LCSH

Decision making, Policy sciences

Disciplines

Psychology

Abstract

This chapter examines the trade-offs between dependency-reduction and poverty-reduction as the results of four approaches to helping those with low income: dismantled welfare state, workfare, education and training, and enhanced welfare state.

Comments

Book may be purchased here.

Publisher Citation

Morris, M., & Williamson, J. B. (1987). Workfare: The poverty/dependence trade-off. Social Policy, 18 (1), 13-16, 49-50. Reprinted in R. C. Rist (Ed.), Policy issues for the 1990s (pp. 945-957). New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 1989. ISBN: 978-0887382659