Battered Black women and welfare reform between a rock and a hard place by DГЎna-Ain Davis

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, NY .

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StatementDána-Ain Davis.
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Paginationxiv, 215 p. ;
Number of Pages215
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ISBN 100791468445

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Examines the consequences of welfare reform for Black women fleeing domestic violence. This timely and compelling ethnography examines the impact of welfare reform on women seeking to escape domestic violence.

Dana-Ain Davis profiles twenty-two women, thirteen of whom are Black, living in a battered women’s shelter in a small city in upstate Cited by: 4. This timely and compelling ethnography examines the impact of welfare reform on women seeking to escape domestic violence.

Dána-Ain Davis profiles twenty-two women, thirteen of whom are Black, living in a battered women’s shelter in a small city in upstate New by: Dana-Ain Davis profiles twenty-two women, thirteen of whom are Black, living in a battered women’s shelter in a small city in upstate New York.

She explores the contradictions between welfare reform’s supposed success in moving women off of public assistance and toward economic self-sufficiency and the consequences welfare reform policy has.

Dána-Ain Davis profiles twenty-two women, thirteen of whom are Black, living in a battered women's shelter in a small city in upstate New York. She explores the contradictions between welfare reform's supposed success in moving women off of public assistance and toward economic self-sufficiency and the consequences welfare reform policy has Author: Dana-Ain Davis.

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[Dána-Ain Davis] -- This ethnography examines the impact of welfare reform on women seeking to escape domestic violence. This bold book instead pushes us to connect it to a wide range of political issues. Understanding incisively how neoliberalism, culture wars, and race have transformed reproduction, Briggs shows us how we can use reproductive justice seriously to influence policy.”—Dána-Ain Davis, coauthor of Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform.

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Unformatted text preview: ANTHROPOLOGISTS ENGAGE THE WORLD Dana Davis Dana Davis’s research in a shelter for battered women, written up in her book Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform (), offers insights into the creative process that people use to construct fictive kinship relationships during times of need.“Since most of the women spent up to three months at the shelter.

Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform: Between a Rock and a Hard Place. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp., $ (hardbound), $ (paper) Article in Affilia 23(1) to portray battered black women as complete victims, instead emphasizing their survival strategies in the face of enormous odds.

This book will be of particular interest to scholars, researchers, and policy makers who seek to understand and remedy the ill-effects of welfare. Davis’ areas of specialization include black studies, family and sexual violence, reproductive rights, poverty and welfare policy, and women’s studies.

She has published the book Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform, as well as a number of articles on women and welfare policy.

Davis has two books that will be out in ; Feminist. DÁNA-AIN DAVIS is an Associate Professor at Queens College, USA. Davis' areas of specialization include black studies, family and sexual violence, reproductive rights, poverty and welfare policy, and women's studies.

She is the author of Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform (), as well as a number of articles on women and welfare policy. the women, children, and families it seeks to make more “personally responsible” through “restructuring” the social welfare safety net.

Apropos of arguments over the balance of agency and structure, Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform: Between aRockandaHardPlacedecidedly comes down on the side of structure.

The title is illustrative. Linda Gordon writes in her book, Women, the State, and Welfare, the following about how women and work are viewed in our society. There is a double stan4ard of welfare provision for men and women. One source of this differential treatment is our gender system, including norms that women, especially mothers, should be primarily domestic and.

Poverty and battering trap women. Poor battered women find it especially difficult to move quickly from welfare to work and therefore to comply with the requirements of welfare : Lisa D.

Brush. Poverty, Welfare and Battered Women: What Does the Research Tell Us. Prepared by Eleanor Lyon, Ph.D. While domestic violence cuts across social groups defined by race, ethnicity, and economic circumstances, it is clear that the combined experience of poverty and violence raises particularly difficult issues for Size: 27KB.

Current welfare reform will fail to improve the lot of poor women because it ignores the enormous impact of gender and race discrimination and the gender wage gap in the workforce, the effects of domestic violence and sexual abuse on a woman's ability to function and to work, the almost universal lack of education and training opportunities.

that allow women to call themselves battered. Women's hotlines and crisis centers provide a context for battered women to speak out and seek help. • Early ’s: Throughout many cities, married battered women who leave their husbands are denied welfare due to their husbands' Size: 20KB.

Many civil rights groups and Black lawmakers opposed the bill, due to its demonization of those — particularly Black women — on welfare and because of its punitive nature. In the years since the “reform,” studies have found an overreliance on punitive measures to restrict welfare caseloads—measures that were often racially discriminatory.

Option (FVO) as part of welfare reform in The FVO allows states the option of responding to battered women on welfare by providing waivers from program requirements.

Almost all states have adopted the FVO or made specific provisions for battered women in their welfare plans (Raphael & Haennicke, ). social welfare or public charity, organized provision of educational, cultural, medical, and financial assistance to the needy.

Modern social welfare measures may include any of the following: the care of destitute adults; the treatment of the mentally ill; the rehabilitation of criminals; the care of destitute, neglected, and delinquent children; the care and relief of the sick or handicapped.

Dána-Ain Davis is the author of Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform, co-author of Feminist Activist Ethnography with Christa Craven, and co editor of Black Genders and Sexuality with Shaka McGlotten, Professor of Media Studies at Purchase.

Davis has been co-Chair of NARAL-NY, served as President of the Association of Black Anthropologists. Agénor argues that officials would better help poor women and children — and reduce welfare caseloads — by promoting education and economic opportunities for women.

A Witness to Poverty, A Passion for Change. Agénor’s passion to improve the lives of marginalized women has roots in her early childhood. This project has resulted in one co-edited volume with Shaka McGlotten, Black Genders and Sexualities() and two single authored books Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform: Between a Rock and Hard Place () and Reproductive Injustice: Racism.

Beth E. Richie is a professor of African American Studies, Sociology, Gender and Women's Studies, and Criminology, Law, and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) where she currently serves as head of the Criminology, Law, and Justice Department. From toDr.

Richie served as the director of the UIC Institute of Research on Race and Public Policy. She is author of Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform, a contributor to Beyond Reproduction, and (with Christa Craven) coeditor of Feminist Activist Ethnography. She is also the coeditor of Transforming Anthropology, the journal of the Association of Black Anthropologists.

Violence Against Women: The Role Of Welfare Reform Ap Submitted to the National Institute of Justice by the California Institute for Mental Health Sandra Naylor Goodwin MSW, Ph.D. Daniel Chandler, Ph.D. Joan Meisel, Ph.D. This document is a research report. Davis’ areas of specialization include black studies, family and sexual violence, reproductive rights, poverty and welfare policy, and women’s studies.

Her publications include the book Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform, Feminist Activist Ethnography (co-edited with Christa Craven); and Black Genders and Sexuality (co-edited with.

Welfare Reform Garnered for Black Women a Hard Time and a Bad Name recalls author Michael D. Mint in the book, {Oversight: Representing the Interests of Blacks and Latinos in Congress Author: Stephanie Cornish. National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women, Information on battered women who kill in self defense, domestic violence and sexual abuse, when battered women seek help, recidivism of abusers and of women who kill.

Also - on imprisoned women and their children, and on sentencing disparity based on gender. older women on welfare. As noted earlier, the majority of abused women on welfare have reported experiencing varying degrees of physical and sexual abuse during childhood.

In addition, many studies indicate that women on welfare who experience domestic violence have higher rates of mental and physical health by: 7. This paper analyzes the research studies (mostly published in ) in sections that focus on: the prevalence of domestic violence among poor women and women receiving welfare; the connection between welfare and domestic violence; the effects of domestic violence on women receiving welfare; and, the implications of the research for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) welfare.

Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy Lisa D. Brush Interpersonal Violence. Provides an intersectional approach to race, poverty, welfare, and battering; Links poverty and battering as issues of human rights and social inclusion.

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Edited collection, Shaka McGlotten and Dána-Ain Davis, eds. New York: Palgrave McMillan, ISBN Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform: Between a Rock and a Hard Place.

Albany, NY: SUNY Press. It is very clear to us as women’s organisations that welfare reform’s grotesquely disproportionate impact on women demands a gendered response. We are concerned that the Scottish Government’s approach to welfare reform mitigation does not take account of the complexities of women’s lives, and is not concretely linked to devolved.

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