It's not like I'm poor : how working families make ends meet in a post-welfare world /

"The world of welfare has changed radically. As the poor trade welfare checks for low-wage jobs, their low earnings qualify them for a hefty check come tax time--a combination of the earned income tax credit and other refunds. For many working parents this one check is like hitting the lottery,...

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Main Authors: Halpern-Meekin, Sarah, (Author), Edin, Kathryn, 1962- (Author), Tach, Laura, (Author), Sykes, Jennifer, (Author)
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]
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