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Both Hands Tied: Welfare Reform and the Race to the Bottom in the Low-Wage Labor Market Paperback – May 1 2010

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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
Important Research April 27 2010
By Daniel - Published on
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I have been fortunate enough to take a course with Prof. Collins at Wisconsin and this book only deepened my respect for her and her work. This is precisely the type of research that makes sociology such an important and dynamic field--understanding the effect social policy has on the way actual people live their lives.
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Excellent and readable June 5 2014
By worddancer - Published on
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Commentators have noted what a sham welfare 'reform' has been. BOTH HANDS TIED helps us see why that is, and appreciate the high cost of the retreat for all concerned....except the 'new' employers who have been given our support for offering less and less to their employees.

It's a disgrace.

When will our policies renounce hatred of the poor?
0 of 6 people found the following review helpful
None sense Oct. 3 2013
By Xuan - Published on
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It waste my money to buy it. The book itself did not do anything wrong, I hate it because I was insane to sign up the course which needs this book and I get nothing from it. Sociology sucks!