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The Politics of a Fragmented Welfare State

Scott W. Allard

in Out of Reach: Place, Poverty, and the New American Welfare State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120356
eISBN:
9780300152838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120356.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter identifies the fragmentation or fractures in the institutional structure of local safety nets that will be prevalent across different communities which limits decision-making processes ... More


Repairing Holes in the Safety Net

Scott W. Allard

in Out of Reach: Place, Poverty, and the New American Welfare State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120356
eISBN:
9780300152838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120356.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses the numerous solutions that communities, policymakers, and advocates could take to improve local safety nets and mitigate mismatches in access to assistance. It suggests that ... More


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