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A Select Guide to Finding Resources

Reference | Online Sources | Indexes and Abstracts | Government Documents | Sample Books | Sample Journal Articles | Sample Newspaper Articles | Statistical Information | Child Welfare | Elderly and Welfare | Employment and Welfare | Government Policy | Immigration (links to online catalog) | States and Welfare | Welfare (links to online catalog) | Women and Welfare

REFERENCE

Hombs, Mary Ellen. Welfare Reform: A Reference Handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1996 .
HV95.H554 1996 REFERENCE

This book explains the issues and examines the welfare reform debate. It includes bibliographical references.

ONLINE SOURCES

Library Online Catalog . Lookup in Catalog by Subject. Library Computer Workstations

SUBJECT HEADINGS:

Immigration

Immigrants--United States

Immigration Policy
Illegal aliens
Asylum--United States

Welfare

Child Welfare—Political Aspects
Poor Children—United States
Family policy--United States
Social Conditions and Trends—Welfare Reform
Social Policy —Analysis
Social Services
Public welfare--United States
Welfare Recipients—Research
Welfare Reform —Social Aspects
Welfare Reform—Laws, Regulations, etc.
Welfare State
Economic Assistance, Domestic
Economic Assistance, Domestic—U.S.—Statistics
Public Welfare Administration —United States
Teenage Parents—Government Policy—United States
Public Welfare—United States—States
Federal Aid to Public Welfare—United States
Supplemental Security Income Program—United States
Welfare Recipients—Employment—United States


Expanded Academic Index Information Access Co. (Infotrac)
CD-ROM Library Workstations

HEADINGS:

Legal assistance to the poor

----Analysis
----Economic aspects
----Evaluation
----Finance
----Innovation
----Political Aspects etc.

STATISTICAL INFORMATION

Current Population Reports.Characteristics of the Population Below the Poverty Level .
United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. C 3.186/16:[dates] GOVDOCS

Current Population Reports.Income, Poverty, and Valuation of Noncash Benefits.
United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. C 3.186:P-60/[numbers] GOVDOCS

U.S. Statistical Abstract . Textware Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1995.
CD-ROM Library Workstations .
Additional Print Copy: C 3.134: GOVDOCS REFERENCE

Tables:

Social Welfare Expenditures under Public Programs 1960-1992
Social Welfare Expenditures by Source of Funds and Public Program 1980 and 1990
Cash and Non-Cash benefits for Persons with Limited Income 1990 and 1992
Persons Below Poverty Level by Definition of Income 1993

INDEXES

Newspaper Abstracts. UMI Proquest 1996 CD-ROM Library Workstations

HEADINGS:
Social Services
Child Care
Food Stamps
Immigration Policy

Congressional Masterfile Congressional Information Service, Inc. 1996
CD-ROM Library Workstations

HEADINGS:

Work Incentive Programs
Aid to Families with Dependent Children
Public Welfare Programs
Federal Aid to States
Department of Health and Human Services

PAIS International in Print. New York: Public Affairs Information Service.
1991-present. H96.P32 INDEX

HEADINGS:
Public Welfare—United States
Social Service
Child Welfare
Income—Guaranteed Income
Social and Economic Security

Social Science Index . New York: H.W. Wilson, 1974-1996.
H1.A3S62 v.1-23 1974-1996 INDEX

HEADINGS:
Economic Assistance, Domestic
Public Welfare Reform
Welfare Economics
Childcare—Government Policy

Sociological Abstracts. San Diego: Sociological Abstracts, Inc. 1952-1994.
HM1.S67 v.1-41 1952-1994 INDEX

HEADINGS:
Welfare Policy
Welfare Recipients
Welfare Services
Welfare State
Unwed Mothers

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS

WELFARE POLICY

Administration's Welfare Reform Proposal . Senate Committee on Finance, 1992.
Y 4.F49:S.hrg. 102-1011 GOVDOC MICROFORM

Broad Policy Goals of Welfare Reform. Washington D.C.: U.S.G.P.O. 1995.
Y 4.F49:S. hrg. 104-278 GOVDOC MICROFORM

Federal Policy Perspectives on Welfare Reform . Washington D.C.: U.S.G.P.O. 1992.
Y 4.H89: 102-25 1992 GOVDOC MICROFORM

Welfare Benefits: Potential to Recover Hundreds of Millions More in Overpayments.
U.S. General Accounting Office, 1995. GA 1.13:HEHS-95-111 GOVDOCS


STATES AND WELFARE

Changes in State Welfare Reform Programs. Senate Committee on Finance, 1992.
Y 4.F49:S. hrg. 102-678 GOVDOC MICROFORM

Innovations, New Directions, and New Convergences in Poverty Alleviation. House Select Committee on Hunger. 1992. Y 4.H89:102-30 GOVDOC MICROFORM

Our Welfare System: What Can We Do to Fix It? Washington D.C.: U.S.G.P.O. 1992.
Y 4.H89:102-26 GOVDOC MICROFORM

States Perspective on Welfare Reform . Washington D.C.: U.S.G.P.O. 1996.
Y 4.F49:S. hrg. 104-339 GOVDOC MICROFORM

HEADINGS:
Economic Assistance, Domestic—Missouri—Citizen Participation
Public Welfare—Missouri


CHILD WELFARE

Child Care for Working Families: Real Welfare Reform . Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. 1994. Y 4.L11/4:S. hrg. 103-541 GOVDOC MICROFORM

HEADING:
Federal Aid Programs

Ending Welfare as We Know It: Progress or Paralysis? Washington D.C.:U.S.G.P.O. 1994.
Y 4.G74/7:W45/2 GOVDOC MICROFORM

Impact of Welfare Reform on Children. U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources, 1995.
Y 4.L11/4:S. hrg. 104-25 1995 GOVDOC MICROFORM

State of the Nation's Child Welfare System. House Committee on Ways and Means, 1991.
Y 4/W36:102-4 GOVDOC MICROFORM

HEADING:
Public Welfare Programs

Teen Parents and Welfare Reform. Washington D.C.: U.S.G.P.O. 1996.
Y 4.F49:S. hrg. 104-349 GOVDOC MICROFORM


WELFARE RECIPIENTS - EMPLOYMENT

Funding for the Jobs Program . Senate Committee on Finance. 1992.
Y 4.F49:S. hrg. 102-714 GOVDOC MICROFORM

Social Services for the Homeless Reauthorization Act of 1988 . Senate Committee on Labor and Human
Resources. 1988. Y 1.1/5: 100-482 GOVDOC MICROFORM

Welfare: Reform or Replacement? (Work and Welfare). Senate Committee on Finance. 1987.
Y 4.F49:S. hrg. 100-320 GOVDOC MICROFORM

Welfare to Work: Measuring Outcomes of JOBS Participants. U.S. General Accounting Office, 1995.
GA 1.13:HEHS-95-86 GOVDOCS


ELDERLY AND WELFARE

Old, Poor, and Forgotten: Elderly Americans Living in Poverty . House Select Committee on Aging. 1992.
Y 4.Ag4/2:OL1/45 GOVDOC MICROFORM

Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act. Special Senate Committee on Aging. 1990
Y 4.Ag4:s. prt. 101-143 GOVDOC MICROFORM

HEADING:
Aged and aging


WOMEN AND WELFARE

Hunger and Poverty Among Single Persons: Is There a Safety Net for Them. House Select Committee
on Hunger. 1989. Y 4.H89:101-8 GOVDOC MICROFORM

HEADING:
Food Assistance Programs

Update to the 1995 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance , Washington D.C.: U.S. G.P.O.
(provides lists of Federal Agency Programs 1965-1995) PREX2.20:995-2 GOVDOC REFERENCE

HEADINGS:
Public Assistance
Social Services

BOOKS

Katz, Michael B. The Undeserving Poor: From the War on Poverty to the War on Welfare.
New York: Pantheon, 1989. HC 110.P6 K28 1989 STACKS

HEADINGS:
Poor—United States
Poverty
Discrimination—United States
United States—Social Policy—1980-1993

Marmor, Theodore R. America's Misunderstood Welfare State: Persistent Myths, Enduring Realities.
New York: Basic Books, 1990. HN59.2M374 1990 STACKS

The Quality of Life. Martha Nussbaum, ed.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993. HN25.Q33 1993 STACKS

HEADINGS:
Quality of Life—Congresses
Public Welfare—Congresses
Human Services—Congresses

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Besharov, Douglas J. "Welfare Reform and Marriage."
The Public Interest . Fall 1996: no. 125, p.81(14) MICROFORM

Demsetz, Harold. "Welfare Across the Generations." (panel discussion of economists)
Contemporary Economic Policy. Jan. 1996: v.14, no. 1, p.1(21) HD72.C66 PERIODICAL

HEADINGS:
Welfare Economics—Analysis
Illegitimacy—Welfare

Fix, Michael E. "Setting the Record Straight: What are the Costs to the Public?" (immigrants and welfare)
Public Welfare. Spring 1994: v.52, no. 2, p.6(10). Full text available on Expanded Academic Index.

Kuhn, Betsey A. "Policy Watch: the Food Stamp Program and Welfare Reform."
Journal of Economic Perspectives . Spring 1996: v.10. no. 2, p.189(10) HB1.J63 PERIODICAL

HEADINGS:
Food Stamp Program—Appreciation
Food Relief—United States

Shealy, Craig N. "From Boys Town to Oliver Twist: Separating Fact from Fiction in Welfare Reform and
Out-of-Home Placement of Children and Youth." The American Psychologist. Aug. 1995: v.50, no. 8, p.565(16) MICROFORM

HEADING:
Welfare Reform—Evaluation

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES (from ProQuest Newspaper Abstracts)

DeParle, Jason. "The New Contract with America's Poor."
The New York Times , 28 Jul. 1996, sec. 4, p.1. col: 1. MICROFORM

HEADINGS:
Poverty

Georges, Christopher. "A Shot at Reform: Sweeping Overhaul of Welfare Would Put Onus on States."
The Wall Street Journal , 31 Jul. 1996, sec. A, p.1, col: 6. MICROFORM

HEADINGS:
Welfare Reform
Social Policy
Federal Legislation
Federal State Relations

McLarin, Kimberly L."For the Poor, Defining Who Deserves What."
The New York Times , 17 Sept. 1995, sec. 4, p.4, col: 1. MICROFORM

Pear, Robert."Ending Welfare as Americans Know It."
The New York Times, 21 Jul. 1996, sec. 4, p.4, col:4 MICROFORM

HEADINGS:
Presidential Elections

Roth, Terrence. "The Outlook: Europeans are Moving to Overhaul Welfare."
The Wallstreet Journal , 3 Jun. 1996, sec. A, P.1, col: 5. MICROFORM

Content: R.Weaver

Revised: 08/28/03

Last Update:
September 2005
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