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Author / Creator: Gueron, Judith M.
Other Authors / Creators:Rolston, Howard.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2013]
Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • Table of Contents ; Tables and Figures ; About The Authors ; Preface ; Acknowledgments and Dedication ; Chapter 1. Introduction: The Issue, the Method, and the Story in Brief; Chapter 2. They Said It Couldn't Be Done: The National Supported Work Demonstration; Chapter 3. Bridge to the 1980s: Implementing Random Assignment in Work Incentive Program Offices and Testing a Job Guarantee; Chapter 4. Inventing a New Paradigm: The States as Laboratories; Chapter 5. The Reagan Revolution and Research Capacity Within the Department of Health and Human Services: From Near Destruction to New Growth.
  • Chapter 6. The Work/Welfare Demonstration: Lessons About Programs, Research, and DisseminationChapter 7. Waiver Evaluations: How Random Assignment Evaluation Came to Be the Standard for Approval; Chapter 8. Expanding the Agenda: The Role of Basic Education; Chapter 9. The JOBS Evaluation: Cumulative Evidence on Basic Education Versus Work First; Chapter 10. Expanding the Agenda II: Three Experiments to Make Work Pay; Chapter 11. The End of Our Story: Welfare Reform Recedes from the Spotlight of Random Assignment Program Evaluation ; Chapter 12. Conclusion and Lessons.
  • Coda. Random Assignment Takes Center StageAppendix ; Abbreviations ; Notes ; Note on Sources ; References ; Index.