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Quaid delves into the definition and history of workfare, and then continues with a critical and comparative analysis of workfare programs in six jurisdictions: California, Wisconsin, New York, Alberta, Ontario, and New Brunswick.Alberta had done a good job of overhauling its policy manual, aligning recipient categories with work demands, but the ... In Ontario, policy-makers chose to imitate the U.S. pattern (workfare as a#39;anything and everythinga#39;) in that its design focus ... participants in the workfare program, either in job hunting, education/ training, or work placement/community service. ... to continue their existing practices of rotating clients through endless training courses, ignoring the requirement that 15 peranbsp;...

Author:Maeve Quaid
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 2002


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