A House Divided: How Welfare Reform Pits Working Families Against the Nonworking Poor
Publication Date: November 2004
Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research
Author(s): Heather Boushey
Keywords: Conservative politics; Poverty; Unemployment insurance
Coverage: United States
This paper shows how conservatives gained support among the working poor not by increasing assistance to them, but by cutting assistance to the non-working poor. Published in the New Labor Forum, Fall 2004 issue.