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Authors

Abstract

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • SPECIAL ISSUE ON COPING WITH POVERTY THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT: A STUDY OF ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS VS. NON-PARTICIPANTS - Richard K. Caputo
  • WHEN POLICY MEETS PRACTICE: THE UNTESTED EFFECTS OF WELFARE REFORM - Amy D'Andrade and Jill Duerr Berrick
  • FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE LOW-INCOME POPULATION: EFFECTS OF A FINANCIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM - Min Zhan, Steven G. Anderson, and Jeff Scott
  • PATIENT INSURANCE STATUS AND DO-NOTRESUSCITATE ORDERS: SURVIVAL OF THE RICHEST? - Gigi Nordquist
  • THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SANCTIONS AND TIME LIMITS ON RECIPIENTS OF TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY FAMILIES - Taryn Lindhorst and Ronald J. Mancoske
  • THE SEVERELY-DISTRESSED AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILY IN THE CRACK ERA: EMPOWERMENT IS NOT ENOUGH - Eloise Dunlap, Andrew Golub, and Bruce D. Johnson
  • THE EFFECT OF PARENTAL WORK HISTORY AND PUBLIC ASSISTANCE USE ON THE TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD - Stephanie Cosner Berzin, Allison C. De Marco, Terry V Shaw, George J. Unick, and Sean R. Hogan
  • FROM "POOR" TO "NOT POOR": IMPROVED UNDERSTANDINGS AND THE ADVANTAGE OF THE QUALITATIVE APPROACH - Eleanor Wint and Christine Frank
  • CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN NEIGHBORHOOD ORGANIZATIONS IN POOR COMMUNITIES AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO NEIGHBORHOOD AND ORGANIZATIONAL COLLECTIVE EFFICACY - Mary Ohmer and Elizabeth Beck
  • SOCIAL ASSISTANCE AND THE CHALLENGES OF POVERTY AND INEQUALITY IN AZERBAIJAN, A LOW-INCOME COUNTRY IN TRANSITION - Nazim N. Habibov and Lida Fan

RESEARCH NOTES

  • THE SEQUENTIAL COSTS OF POVERTY: WHAT TRADITIONAL MEASURES OVERLOOK - Elizabeth A. Segal and Laura R. Peck
  • WELFARE TO WEB TO WORK: INTERNET JOB SEARCHING AMONG FORMER WELFARE CLIENTS IN FLORIDA - Steve McDonald and Robert E. Crew, Jr.

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Home Ownership and Social Inequality in Comparative Perspective. Karen Kurtz and Hans-Peter Blossfeld (Eds.). Reviewed by James Lee.
  • Legalizing Gay Marriage. Michael Mello. Reviewed by Ronald J. Mancoske.
  • Double Jeopardy: Adolescent Offenders with Mental Disorders. Thomas Grisso. Reviewed by James W. Callicutt.
  • The Politics of Multiracialism: Challenging Racial Thinking. Heather M. Dalmage (Ed.). Reviewed by Wilma
  • Peebles-Wilkins.
  • The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities. Francis G. Castels. Reviewed by Charles Guzetta.
  • Healing from the Trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse: The Journey for Women. Karen A. Duncan. Reviewed by Carol T. Tully.

BOOK NOTES

  • Social Policy for Development. Anthony Hall and James Midgley.
  • Democracy in Action: Community Organizing and Urban Change. Kristina Smock.
  • Residential Care: Horizons for a Neu, Century. Hans Goran Eriksson and Torill Tjelflaat (Eds.).
  • Concepts and Strategies for Combating Social Exclusion: An Overview. Jordi Estivill.
  • Choice and Coercion: Birth Control, Sterilization and Abortion in Public Health and Welfare. Johanna Schoen.
  • The Curious Feminist: Searching for Women in a New Age of Empire. Cynthia Enloe.

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