Reagan's AFDC Policy Changes: The Georgia Experience

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Elizabeth W. Lindsey, Professor Emeritus (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The authors present a study of 207 employed AFDC recipients whose benefits were terminated or reduced by 1981 federal policy changes. Findings report respondents' source of income, household characteristics, employment history, expense patterns, child care, coping and social support strategies, health and health care, and psychosocial outlook on life. The article concludes with the implications of the data on past and for future policy decisions regarding this female poverty group.

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Social Work, 31(4), 273-279
Language: English
Date: 1986
Aid to Families with Dependent Children, AFDC, poverty, women

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