"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." Mr Clegg said this vote-chasing approach was also behind the Coalition's dismal failure to build more much-needed social housing.
Analysts have, even if unwittingly, allowed antiwelfare
reformers to frame their research agenda, emphasizing caseloads and work effort at the expense of other indicators.
Colson wrote to Haldeman in July of 1971 that there were six key issues, including "Peace," "Times are Good," "Drugs and Crime," "Reduction of Property Taxes," issues aimed at "Special Interest Pocketbooks" (including "conservative labor"), and "welfare reform."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." Id.
Southern Democrats, antiwelfare
conservatives, and some business elites, she shows, have always seen poor mothers, particularly mothers of color, primarily as laborers.
Goransson's study shows that in line with its 'antiwelfare
ideology', the PAP regime tried to legislate 'filial piety' in Singapore by enacting the 'Maintenance of Parents Act' in 1995 (p.
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." Id.
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.