Ain't No Trust: How Bosses, Boyfriends, and Bureaucrats Fail by Judith Levine

By Judith Levine

Ain’t No Trust explores problems with belief and mistrust between low-income girls within the U.S.—at paintings, round childcare, of their relationships, and with caseworkers—and offers richly targeted proof from in-depth interviews approximately our welfare process and why it’s failing the very humans it truly is designed to help.

By evaluating low-income moms’ reports earlier than and after welfare reform, Judith A. Levine probes women’s struggles to realize or continue jobs whereas they concurrently deal with their young children, usually as unmarried moms. by means of providing a brand new approach to know the way structural components effect the day-by-day stories of terrible girls, Ain’t No belief highlights the pervasiveness of mistrust of their lives, uncovering its hidden resources and documenting its such a lot corrosive and paralyzing results. Levine’s critique and conclusions carry strong implications for students and policymakers alike.
 

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