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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • A COMMUNITARIAN CRITIQUE OF THE CHILD PROTECTIVE SYSTEM - Toni Terling-Watt
  • ESTIMATING POVERTY RATES IN A METROPOLIS: THE EXAMPLE OF LOS ANGELES/LONG BEACH - Robert G. Mogull
  • JOB STABILITY AND WAGE PROGRESSION PATTERNS AMONG EARLY TANF LEAVERS - Steven G. Anderson, Anthony P. Halter, George Julnes, and Richard Schuldt
  • WELFARE REFORM: A SOCIAL WORK PERSPECTIVE FOR ASSESSING SUCCESS - Dennis D. Long
  • THE IMPACT OF ECONOMIC STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT PROGRAMS [ESAPs] ON WOMEN AND CHILDREN: IMPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL WELFARE IN ZIMBABWE - Saliwe M. Kawewe and Robert Dibie
  • THE HIGHER EDUCATION OPTION FOR POOR WOMEN WITH CHILDREN - Shanta Pandey, Min Zhan, Susan Neely-Barnes and Natasha Menon
  • A DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS OF SKIN COLOR BIAS IN PUERTO RICO: ECOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS TO PRACTICE - Ronald E. Hall
  • IS WELFARE REFORM WORKING? A STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF SANCTIONS ON FAMILIES RECEIVING TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY FAMILIES - Taryn Lindhorst, Ronald J. Mancoske and Alice Abel Kemp

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Group Work with Children and Adolescents: Prevention and Intervention in School and Community Systems. Steven R. Rose. Reviewed by Bart Grossman.
  • The Social Edges of Psychoanalysis. Neil J. Smelser. Reviewed by Daniel Coleman.
  • Reading Foucalt for Social Work. Adrienne Chambon, Allan Irving and Laura Epstein (Eds.). Reviewed by Emilia E. Martinez-Brawely.
  • Social Work with Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals: A Strengths Perspective. Katherine van Wormer, Joel Wells and Mary Boes. Reviewed by Ronald J. Mancoske.
  • Counseling and the Therapeutic State. James J. Chriss (Ed.). Reviewed by Daniel Harkness.

BOOK NOTES

  • Kidnapped: Child Abduction in America. Paula S. Fass.
  • Adoption and Financial Assistance: Tools for Navigating the Bureaucracy. Rita Laws and Tim O'Hanlon.
  • Taking Stock: American Government in the Twentieth Century. Morton Keller and R. Shep Melnick (Eds.).
  • Policing Urban Poverty. Chris Crowther.
  • True Security: Rethinking American Social Insurance. Michael J. Graetz and Jerry L. Mashaw.

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