Unformatted text preview: the widespread assumptions and beliefs that the poor are undeserving. Welfare in the United States: Myths and Realities 1. People on welfare are lazy and have no work ethic- Single parents on welfare already do work—they do the work of parenting, which is invaluable even though we do not place a monetary value on it. Secondly, most adults receiving public assistance are either employed or in the labor force looking for work. Nevertheless, there are not enough jobs—especially for low-skill workers....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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