Mothers’ Work and Children’s Lives: Low Income Families after Welfare Reform

Mothers Work & Childrens Lives

By Rucker Johnson. Examines the effects of work requirements imposed by welfare reform on low-income women and their families, paying particular attention to the nature of work, whether it is stable or unstable, the number of hours worked in a week, and regularity and flexibility of work schedules, showing how these factors make it more difficult for low-income women to balance work and family requirements. Read more.