Focus groups had shown the voters they wanted to appeal to were very antiwelfare
and therefore there was almost no limit to those anti-welfare prejudices.
Analysts have, even if unwittingly, allowed antiwelfare
reformers to frame their research agenda, emphasizing caseloads and work effort at the expense of other indicators.
46 Nixon would be campaigning on the welfare issue, but he wanted to emphasize an antiwelfare
rhetoric that stressed getting recipients to work.
The fair hearing strategy, and the welfare rights movement in general, faded by the early 1970s, when "It]he rising conservative and antiwelfare
mood called into question the idea that poor people could gain justice and protect their 'human rights' by going to court.
Southern Democrats, antiwelfare
conservatives, and some business elites, she shows, have always seen poor mothers, particularly mothers of color, primarily as laborers.
groups have long employed the strategy of exploiting racial animus and demonizing or other-izing individuals who benefit from welfare programs to defeat distributive policies.
Being exposed to the negative implications of the antiwelfare
policy of Israel's recent governments, people may view social work practice as a route to "protest" against the values and practices of the capitalistic society causing alienation and societal injustices.
As was the case for the DPP, welfare was never a divisive issue for the NR It has been the most consistently antiwelfare
party, and this is due to the dominance of politicians with conservative views on welfare.
Ehrenreich criticizes antiwelfare
reformers as believing that welfare cuckolds black men, "usurping their rightful place as breadwinners," leaving them emasculated and demoralized.
They seduce their audiences with the attractive and familiar fetus photos and then project an unexpected message--a progressive political proposal that will put the generally antiwelfare
"pro-life" forces on the defensive.
Citing as a classic example Ronald Reagan's apocryphal welfare queen living high on taxpayer dollars, the authors observe that antiwelfare
forces often frame the political discussion along such lines.
Newt Gingrich became the most hated politician in America, his radical antiwelfare
statism rejected by voters in 1996 and 1998.