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Cheating welfare : public assistance and the criminalization of poverty

Gustafson, Kaaryn S

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  • Creator Kaaryn S. Gustafson
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • New York : New York University Press, [2011]
    • ©2011
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 227 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780814732311, 9780814732915, 0814732917, 9780814760796, 9780814733394, 0814760791, 0814733395, 0814732313
  • OCLC ocn692291850, ocn744333846

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-219) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction -- Reconstructing social ills : from the perils of poverty to welfare dependency -- The criminalization of poverty -- A glimpse at the interviewees -- Living within and without the rules -- Engaging with rules and negotiating compliance -- Contextualizing criminality, noncompliance, and resistance -- Cheating ourselves
  • Introduction -- Reconstructing social ills : from the perils of poverty to welfare dependency -- The criminalization of poverty -- A glimpse at the interviewees -- Living within and without the rules -- Engaging with rules and negotiating compliance -- Contextualizing criminality, noncompliance, and resistance -- Cheating ourselves
  • Introduction -- Reconstructing social ills : from the perils of poverty to welfare dependency -- The criminalization of poverty -- A glimpse at the interviewees -- Living within and without the rules -- Engaging with rules and negotiating compliance -- Contextualizing criminality, non-compliance, and resistance -- Cheating ourselves
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