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The Welfare System: Regulations and the Life of a Welfare Recipient

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the problems and attitudes which welfare regulations generated among clients. Bureaucratic delay, combined with stringent regulations, shaped the behavior of clients. Such ... More


Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing, and Immigrant Networks

Silvia Dominguez

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720776
eISBN:
9780814785072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720776.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book tells the compelling stories of Latin-American immigrant women living in public housing in two Boston-area neighborhoods. It argues that these immigrant women parlay social ties that ... More


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