This paper reviews the problem of federalism and welfare and presents statistical data about the relative welfare practices among the states over the last 25 years. The relevance of these problems and practices to the current hopes for welfare reform and policy conflicts within Congress are discussed.
Heffernan, W. Joseph
""New" Directions in the Welfare Reform Debate: The Problems of Federalism,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 15
, Article 2.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol15/iss4/2