States of Dependency

States of Dependency

Author: Karen M. Tani

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107076846

Category: History

Page: 451

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This book recounts the transformation of American poor relief in the decades spanning the New Deal and the War on Poverty.

The Ecology of Welfare

The Ecology of Welfare

Author: George Sternlieb

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351319508

Category: Political Science

Page: 350

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The basic ecology of human groups—the relationship between the distribution of population and material resources and the resultant social and cultural patterns—is a subject which has occasioned far more talk than down-to-earth research. Filling this gap, George Sternlieb and Bernard Indik consider one dimension of human ecology— the interplay between housing and outlook, between the physical realities of a dwelling unit and the attitudes and responses of its inhabitants. Their book, The Ecology of Welfare, presents a detailed description of the housing and housing problems of one special subgroup-New York City's welfare recipients in the 1970's.