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The War on Welfare–Now in Paperback

The War on Welfare: Family, Poverty, and Politics in Modern America
Marisa Chappell
360 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 illus.
Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4204-1 | $45.00 | £29.50
Paper Apr 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2154-1 | $24.95 | £16.50
A volume in the Politics and Culture in Modern America series

The War on WelfareSelected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2010

Focusing on the fate of the federal Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program, this comprehensive history of the thirty year war over welfare shows how stubborn allegiance to the male-headed household undermined the struggle for economic justice.

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