Immigrants and Modern Racism: Reproducing Inequality

@article{FuentesMayorga2009ImmigrantsAM,
  title={Immigrants and Modern Racism: Reproducing Inequality},
  author={Norma Fuentes-Mayorga},
  journal={Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={38},
  pages={462 - 463}
}
book discusses at length how welfare reform served to decrease cash benefits for the poor, but says surprisingly little about the importance of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) in providing significant benefits, especially since a larger proportion of the poor are now working. In recent years spending on the EITC far surpassed spending on cash assistance. The book occasionally overstates or oversimplifies complex issues. For example, Lindsey asserts that the emergence of an affluent middle… Expand
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