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From Welfare to Work

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work

Published in print December 1997 | ISBN: 9780195110159
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865635 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0001
From Welfare to Work

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This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the debates over welfare reform. It then considers the changes in welfare policy in response to changing social and economic realities. The importance of training to prepare welfare recipients for work, private sector involvement in training and creating work opportunities, common stereotypes about welfare recipients, and lessons from past programs are discussed.

Keywords: welfare reform; Pennsylvania Blue Shield; welfare policy; training; private sector

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