This paper addresses a five year welfare reform pilot project conducted at the state level. The outcome of research findings for this project indicate that factors other than the obvious are barriers to women choosing work over welfare. Gender role socialization may play an active and very significant role in this process. The reality of which may inhibit welfare reform efforts at the state and national levels.
Taylor, Magalene Harris
"The Potential Impact of Gender Role Socialization on Welfare Policy Formation,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 27
, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol27/iss3/9