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Question 5In August 1996, President Clinton signed legislation abolishing Aid to Families withDependent Children (AFDC) and replacing it with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). TANF’s most widely publicized feature is its requirement that able-bodied welfare recipients enter the paid work force after two years of receiving welfare benefits. Using evidence from the lives of the welfare mothers interviewed by Edin and Lein in Making Ends Meet, thoroughly discuss the costs and benefits associated with getting and keeping a job for welfare mothers. Considering both the economic and social factors associated with paid employment for welfare mothers, do you think that setting time limits for welfare after which recipients must find paid work is a sound social policy?5.I ncome generation strategies:
McAllister – wary of institution – let child watch tv – hangout with kin a lot Social distance between teachers and students•Relationship between social class of children and social class background of teachers•The amount of social distance between teachers and students influences the teachers’ level of attention, affection, and expectation toward studentoinfluences the students’ year end grades in reading and mathoinfluences children’s future academic assignment and successoChildren’s ultimate educational attainment and social class destinations•Argued by AlexanderoBackground factors:Race, family class background, teacher’s race, teacher’s family class background•Eder – all this difference of treatment for different children, especially in the early stages of education – will relate to how the teachers think of the child/treat the child influencing the engagement the child has been the school and academically influencing the risk of dropoutFamily’s socioeconomic location – parents’ education, occupation, income, social networks (Social CAPITAL)