Sharon Hay's "Flat Broke With Children" Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Sharon Hay's "Flat Broke With Children"
A discussion and analysis of Sharon Hays' book "Flat Broke With Children".
# 72870 | 1,575 words | 1 source | APA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Sociology (Welfare) , English (Analysis) , Child, Youth Issues (Family Issues)

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This paper presents an in-depth analysis of Sharon Hays' groundbreaking book, "Flat Broke With Children", and its evaluation of the system of welfare reform instituted by the Personal Responsibility Act of 1996.

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"There are some tragedies inherent in the American Dream that most people are simply unwilling to face. Chief among them is likely to be the state of dire poverty faced by thousands of this nation's welfare mothers. It appears that perhaps one reason is the reality that despite the unfortunate living conditions so different from the middle and upper classes, the fundamental values of welfare mothers are really no different from their own the desire to raise a family and make a better..."

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