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Working after Welfare: How women Balance Jobs and Family in the Wake of Welfare Reform


  • Kristin S. Seefeldt

    (University of Michigan)


This book offers insights into the lives of women in a urban Michigan county who left welfare for work and the role their family decisions play in their labor market decisions.

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  • Kristin S. Seefeldt, 2008. "Working after Welfare: How women Balance Jobs and Family in the Wake of Welfare Reform," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number ww, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:ww
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    Cited by:

    1. Kathryn Edin & Melody Boyd & James Mabli & Jim Ohls & Julie Worthington & Sara Greene & Nicholas Redel & Swetha Sridharan, 2013. "SNAP Food Security In-Depth Interview Study," Mathematica Policy Research Reports cad6b24b82bd4318b8459c8ef, Mathematica Policy Research.
    2. Alexandra Killewald & Xiaolin Zhou, 2015. "Mothers' Long-Term Employment Patterns," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles 15-247, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

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    single mothers; welfare reform; work-family balance; working mothers; children; WES; PRWORA;

    JEL classification:

    • I3 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
    • J1 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics


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