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American Race Relations Lecture 17. Race and Welfare Politics
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Evolution of ADC/AFDC Aid to Dependent Children, 1935 renamed Aid to Families with Dependent Children, 1962
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Rise in Single-Mother Families
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Single-Mother Families and Welfare Benefit Levels
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Single-Mother Families and Male Unemployment
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Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, 1996 Temporary Assistance to Needy Families replaces AFDC block grants to states: $16.5 billion work requirement: within two years of receiving benefits, have to work or take year of vocational education 5-year lifetime limit on receiving benefits legal immigrants barred from qualifying for TANF for the first five years of residence
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Welfare Queen Meme
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How to Explain Demise of AFDC? countries with high diversity tend to have less social welfare design of certain policies can make them more easily stigmatized by race media: blacks tend to be overrepresented in stories about poverty
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US Welfare State in Comparison
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course RACE REL 790:333 taught by Professor Williegin during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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