Welfare Reform

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Kentucky: By The Numbers

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Rural Issues Briefs

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Rural Welfare Reform

 

 

 

Across the nation, poverty and welfare reform presents challenges unique for rural areas. 

Meeting these challenges calls for both more and new information on which to base decisions.

Below is a series of publications developed to help increase the knowledge and understanding of changes associated with the 1996 welfare 4eform legislation.


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These publications are available online at the SNARL website at http://www.ca.uky.edu/snarl

 

 

Publications

 

Thinking about Poverty Policy and Economic Development

Julie N. Zimmerman.

 

Its Not Just the Numbers: A Monthly Budget Case Study Update.

Julie N. Zimmerman, Deb Kershaw, Lori Garkovich.

 

The Bottom Line: Making Ends Meet in Rural Kentucky.

Julie N. Zimmerman and Lori Garkovich.

 

Getting Involved in Welfare Reform: Answers to Commonly Asked Questions.

Julie N. Zimmerman and the KY Cooperative Extension Welfare Reform Implementation Task Force - Decision Making Group

 

Welfare Reform: By the Numbers. (120 County Profiles)

Julie N. Zimmerman and Scott Samson.

 

Welfare Reform on the Internet.

Julie N. Zimmerman

 

 

 

 

           Rural Issues Briefs

Brief Number

Title

Rural Issues Brief

No. 1

 

Policies and People: Welfare Reform in Kentucky.

Julie N. Zimmerman.

 

Rural Issues Brief

No. 2

 

Counting Cases Across Kentucky: Declines in Cash Assistance 1993-1997 Julie N. Zimmerman. 

Rural Issues Brief

No. 3

 

After Welfare Reform: K-TAP Cases Across Kentucky.

Julie N. Zimmerman and Matthew Renfro-Sargent.  

 

Rural Issues Brief

No. 4

 

The Changing Face of Cash Assistance Across Kentucky.

Julie N. Zimmerman and Matthew Renfro-Sargent.  

 

Rural Issues Brief

No. 5

 

Cash Assistance Across Western Kentucky.

Julie N. Zimmerman and Matthew Renfro-Sargent.  

 

Rural Issues Brief

No. 6

 

Cash Assistance Across Central Kentucky.

Julie N. Zimmerman and Matthew Renfro-Sargent.  

 

Rural Issues Brief

No. 7

 

Cash Assistance Across Eastern Kentucky.

Julie N. Zimmerman and Matthew Renfro-Sargent.  

 

Rural Issues Brief

 No. 8

 

What do We Know? Welfare Reform in Rural America.

Julie N. Zimmerman and Thomas Hirschl. 

This Rural Issues Brief is drawn from the Chapter “Welfare Reform in Rural Areas: A Voyage Through Uncharted Waters” written for the book Challenges for Rural America in the 21st Century published by Penn State Press.

To learn more about the book, click here

Rural Issues Brief

 No. 9

 

Why don’t We Know More?  Research and Welfare Reform in Rural AmericaJulie N. Zimmerman and Thomas Hirschl.

This Rural Issues Brief is drawn from the Chapter “Welfare Reform in Rural Areas: A Voyage Through Uncharted Waters” written for the book Challenges for Rural America in the 21st Century published by Penn State Press.

To learn more about the book, click here.

 

 

 

 

Research Reports

 

 

 
 

Rural America and Welfare Reform: An Overview Assessment.
Rural Welfare Reform Research Panel. P99-3.  February 10, 1999. 

Rural Policy Research Institute. (http://www.rupri.org/)
http://www.rupri.org/Forms/p99-3.PDF

 

 

Welfare Reform in Rural America: A Review of Current Research.
Rural Welfare Reform Research Panel. P2001-5.  February 2, 2001. 

Rural Policy Research Institute. (http://www.rupri.org/)

http://www.rupri.org/Forms/p2001-5.pdf

 

 

The Impacts and Outcomes of Welfare Reform across Rural and Urban Places in Kentucky

Patricia H. Dyk and Julie N. Zimmerman. Final report for the Policy Outcome Grant.  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

         

 

 

 

Other Publications

   
 

Counting Cases: Changes in Welfare Recipiency Since 1993.
Julie N. Zimmerman. Welfare Reform Information Brief. Number 7, January 1999.

Southern Rural Development Center. (http://srdc.msstate.edu)
 

 

 

The New Federalism: Confounding Effects of Devolution.
Lori Garkovich. Welfare Reform Information Brief. Number 4, August 1998.

Southern Rural Development Center. (http://srdc.msstate.edu)
 

 

 

The Bottom Line: Welfare Reform, the Cost of Living, and Earnings in the Rural South.
Julie N. Zimmerman and Lori Garkovich. Welfare Reform Information Brief. Number 2, April 1998.

Southern Rural Development Center. (http://srdc.msstate.edu)
 

 

 

Welfare Reform and Kentucky Women.
Lorraine Garkovich and Julie N. Zimmerman. Pp. 57-70 in The Future Well-Being of Women in Kentucky. 1999.  Kentucky Long Term Policy Research Center. (http://www.kltprc.net/)
 

 

 

Implications of Welfare Reform for Poor Kentucky Families
Lori Garkovich, Gary Hansen and Patricia Dyk.

Foresight, Vol. 4, No. 2.  1997. 

Kentucky Long Term Policy Research Center. (http://www.kltprc.net/)

 

 

 

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