(see also Poverty & Welfare, Hunger in the US, Homelessness)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Boo, Katherine. “The marriage cure,” New Yorker (8/18/03):104-120.
Fein, Phillips-Kim. “The education of Jessica Rivera,” Nation (11/25/02):20-23.
Reed, Adolph L. Jr. "The underclass myth," Progressive (9/91):18-20.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
DeParle, Jason. American Dream: Three Women, Ten Kids, & a Nation's Drive to End Welfare (NY: Viking, 2004).
Squires, Peter. Anti-Social Policy: Welfare, Ideology, & the Disciplinary State (NY: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1990).