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Low-income Homeownership: American Dream or Delusion?
This paper is a critical analysis of recent US policy to promote low-income homeownership. It examines the ideology and assumptions buttressing this policy, evidence on the effects of low-incomeExpand
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Social Science Research and Contemporary Studies of Homelessness
This review takes stock of contemporary social science research on homelessness. Research on homelessness in the 1980s has been prompted by the increased numbers and visibility of homeless personsExpand
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Teasing apart the child care conundrum: A factorial survey analysis of perceptions of child care quality, fair market price and willingness to pay by low-income, African American parents
Abstract Child care quality plays a crucial role in children's social and cognitive development. While child care quality is a critical issue for all children, it matters more for low-incomeExpand
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Barriers to subsidies: why low-income families do not use child care subsidies
Abstract Child care affordability is a problem for low-income families. Child care subsidies are intended to reduce child care expenses and promote parental employment for poor families. Yet manyExpand
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Subsidizing child care: How child care subsidies affect the
To evaluate the type and quality of child care used by low-income families who were either receiving or not receiving subsidized child care, we interviewed 111 African American parents from aExpand
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Housing in the broader context in the United States
Abstract Housing is central to participation in the economic mainstream, yet housing policy has been fragmented by competing, if not contradictory, goals. This article proposes an expanded policyExpand
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A Right to Housing: Foundation for a New Social Agenda
  • A. Shlay
  • Political Science
  • 1 November 2006
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Family self‐sufficiency and housing
Abstract Since the early 1980s, an increasing number of initiatives have been introduced to link housing programs and policies with efforts designed to promote family economic self‐sufficiency. ThisExpand
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African American, White and Hispanic child care preferences: A factorial survey analysis of welfare leavers by race and ethnicity
Abstract This research investigates the child care preferences of poor White, African American and Hispanic parents. Using the factorial survey method, this research examines the impact of race andExpand
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Making Place: The Shifting Green Line and the Development of “Greater” Metropolitan Jerusalem
This paper is about place making in Jerusalem, an important city at the heart of the Palestinian–Israeli conflict. It examines how place making in Jerusalem has had the consequence of shifting whatExpand
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