Unwanted Claims: The Politics of Participation in the U.S. Welfare System

@inproceedings{Soss2000UnwantedCT,
  title={Unwanted Claims: The Politics of Participation in the U.S. Welfare System},
  author={Joe Soss},
  year={2000}
}
Large numbers of Americans claim public resources and participate in direct relationships with government through the diversity of welfare programs found in the United States. Most public debates ignore the political importance of these activities, focusing instead on the economic and moral questions raised by welfare policy. By contrast, "Unwanted Claims" asks how different types of welfare programs, such as social insurance and public assistance, affect the lives of ordinary citizens. The… Expand
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