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Welfare Reform and the Revitalization of Inner City Neighborhoods (Black American and Diasporic Studies Series)

by James Jennings

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Published by Michigan State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Urban communities,
  • Social Work,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Social Work And Society,
  • Urban Sociology,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Public Affairs & Administration,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • United States,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Case studies,
  • Community development,
  • Public welfare

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8333519M
    ISBN 100870136615
    ISBN 109780870136610

    Revitalizing Inner-City Neighborhoods During the past two decades, many cities embarked on extensive revitalization plans to spur redevelopment in downtown and surrounding low-income neighborhoods. For some cities the investment has paid off, and they experienced population and employment growth in .   Welfare reform has transformed a needs-based family income support into temporary assistance for persons entering the workforce. This paper uses observations from an ethnographic study covering the period from to examine the impact on drug-using welfare-needy households in inner-city New York.

    J. Jennings, Welfare Reform and the Revitalization of Inner City Neighborhoods (East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State University Press, ). Google Scholar Cited by: In Economic Revitalization: Cases and Strategies for City and Suburb Fitzgerald and Leigh answer the need for a text that incorporates social justice and sus urban revitalization and the inner city: An exploration of structural racism. Journal of Planning Literature How welfare reform and workforce development can promote steady work.

    Organizing Inner City Neighborhoods: Ford Foundation Support. Funded by the Ford Foundation, IBM and many local matching partners, the Foundation launched a national ten site neighborhood based youth development and crime prevention demonstration program in the early and mids. A national analysis of high-poverty neighborhoods in and indicated that while the share of the poor living in high-poverty neighborhoods declined among all racial and ethnic groups, a number of older, inner-ring suburbs around major metropolitan areas experi-enced increases in poverty over the decade (Jargowsky, ).


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Welfare Reform and the Revitalization of Inner City Neighborhoods (Black American and Diasporic Studies Series) by James Jennings Download PDF EPUB FB2

Welfare reform and the revitalization of inner city neighborhoods. East Lansing, Mich.: Michigan State University Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Welfare Reform and the Revitalization of Inner City Neighborhoods examines the institutional impact of welfare reform on community-based organizations.

Unlike many studies that treat children and individuals of families as the units for analyzing the effects of public policy, Jennings uses a case-study approach involving three low-income neighborhoods in Massachusetts, which assesses the Cited by: 5.

The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. In the edited collection Urban Neighborhoods in a New Era: Revitalization Politics in the Postindustrial City, Clarence N. Stone and Robert P.

Stoker investigate how North American cities have. Welfare Reform and the Revitalization of Inner City Neighborhoods sets out to find the answer to this question.

Unlike many studies that treat children and individuals of families as the units for analyzing the effects of public policy, James Jennings uses a case-study approach involving three low-income neighborhoods in Massachusetts. © Michigan State University Board of Trustees.

This book discusses the revitalization of decayed inner-city neighborhoods. It explores the role of social capital in stabilizing and turning around distressed communities, and it highlights the roles that local actors can and do play in the revitalization by: Book Review: Welfare and Work: Experiences in Six Cities, edited by Christopher T.

King and Peter R. Mueser Article in Journal of Regional Science 46(3) August with 4 Reads. The Welfare Implications of Urban Decay and Revitalization Jacob L. Vigdor* Duke University and NBER J The absence of higher-SES households from inner city neighborhoods longitudinal observations permit the construction of variables measuring decay and.

Today's organized inner-city gangs are large-scale drug operations. They take on a Fortune look, with divisions administering marketing, sales and accounting, and they amass multi-million dollar profits that are invisible and illegal.

Book Reviews. Elizabeth N. Agnew, From Charity to Social Work: James Jennings, Welfare Reform and the Revitalization of Inner City Neighborhoods. Inequality in Safety Net Provision in the Post–Welfare Reform Era.

Bruch et al. East 60th Street, Chicago, IL. Welfare Reform and the Revitalization of Inner-City Neighborhoods (Michigan State University Press, ) Race, Politics, and Community Development, Special Editor, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol, July ; my chapter is titled, “Community Participation, Urban.

This is the welfare reform that James Jennings critiques in Welfare Reform and the Revitalization of Inner City Neighborhoods. Most analyses of the effects of PRWORA focus on systemic or individual issues, such as welfare-roll reduction, participant employment, participant experience, service needs, service take-up, and barriers to employment.

The book, a biography of African-American activist William Monroe Trotter, explores the history of racial thought and African-American political radicalism in New England at the turn of the century.

Welfare Reform and the Revitalization of Inner City Neighborhoods; and Race, Neighborhoods, and the Misuse of Social Capital. His reports. Over the past few years, our nation’s social safety net has undergone a period of rapid and dramatic change, the third such period in sixty years.

The last two upheavals, in the s and the s, left enduring legacies — Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid are among the best-known examples — and generated far-reaching changes in American society. On AugPresident.

Or else facilitate the relocation of the inner-city poor to places where jobs can be found and supplement the incomes of those who have low-paying jobs by means of the Earned Income Tax Credit.

Second, rationalist solutions: Cut or abolish AFDC benefits, or require work in exchange for welfare, or both.

Indianapolis Mayor Steve Goldsmith targets seven inner city Indianapolis neighborhoods for revitalization, and asks NCNE to help empower potential neighborhood leaders so that their organizations can participate in the economic restoration of the center city.

to advise the Congress on welfare reform and other public policy issues. Their. While children represent the majority of welfare recipients, surprisingly little is known about welfare reform's possible effects on their well-being.

This brief applies findings from evaluations of past welfare-to-work programs and broader research on children and families to identify the specific provisions of welfare reform that are most likely to affect children.

Suggested Citation:"B Summary of Welfare Reform Projects." National Research Council. Evaluating Welfare Reform: A Framework and Review of Current Work, Interim Report.

Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: /   This article argues that gender, race and class matter in welfare reform.

It provides a brief historical overview of the US welfare programme for single mothers; describes the main provisions of welfare reform (enforcing work, promoting marriage and limiting the role of the federal government in wider society); and identifies the impact on women and by:.

At the same time, the new stores are building on the local foundation laid by the CDCs--which constructed the housing that has allowed working families to remain in inner-city : RONALD BROWNSTEIN.Welfare reform has transformed a needs-based family income support into temporary assistance for persons entering the workforce.

This paper uses observations from an ethnographic study covering the period from – to examine the impact on drug-using welfare-needy households in Cited by: diversity of metropolitan environments and neighborhoods.

However, there are some general trends we see, to varying degrees, across the country. The general trend in U.S. metropolitan areas is the steady movement of people and jobs toward the metropolitan fringe, and the concentration of poverty and distress in the central city and inner suburbs.