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Finding a Better Way

Jill Duerr Berrick

in Faces of Poverty

Published in print May 1997 | ISBN: 9780195113754
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199893546 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113754.003.0008
Finding a Better Way

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This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It begins with a review of the stories of the women in the preceding chapters. Despite their differences — these women's paths to welfare, their various experiences with education and training programs, and their readiness for work — all are similar, having raised their children for a time in poverty. Welfare reforms, and their impact on women and children, are discussed.

Keywords: welfare system; poverty; poor women; welfare reform; welfare policy

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