State: Public Assistance Politics from the New Deal to the New Democrats.
The federal government offers additional funding to states that pledge to provide job training or workfare
slots for every person facing the food stamp time limit.
Project Description : The project consists of a (i) workfare
program targeting households with pregnant women and children 0-2 years of age (0-5 in certain areas) who participate in community-based nutrition sensitization activities also financed through the project and (ii) activities to strengthen targeting of social interventions and the monitoring and evaluation of the nutrition and workfare
UNION members staged a protest in Huddersfield against the Government's Workfare
programme - accusing it of "hounding and demonising the poor".
and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India (NBER Working Paper No.
This edited volume by Chak Kwan Chan and Kinglun Ngok is about the adoption of workfare
in the wake of the 1997 Asian financial crisis in seven East Asian polities, including China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore.
SIR - Caerphilly council is to be congratulated for not only being one of the first local authorities in Wales to commit to paying all its staff the Living Wage, thus ensuring more people are lifted out of relying on subsidies, but also committing to not using people provided under the UK Government's Workfare
Yesterday, the Tories finally abandoned all pretence at chasing the youth vote - as David Cameron personally announced workfare
for 18 to 21-year-olds.
As was made clear during the debate in the council chamber, workfare
doesn't help people find work, as several studies have shown, sometimes even hindering the process.
policies have been substantially justified through appealing to the objective of advancing the interests of the people subject to the policies (workfare
subjects), while simultaneously involving compulsion.
ALTHOUGH, generally, if I have the Christmas spirit, I will make a donation to the Salvation Army, it is with astonishment that I have recently learned that this organisation has become complicit in what I see as a deceit, and are party to the Government's workfare
Dave Pickup Unemployment falls That's because they are fiddling the figures by sending people on workfare
, people being sent on training for jobs that don't exist, people taking part time work and people being given their pension early at 62 instead of 65.