Tyranny of Kindness: Dismantling the Welfare System to End Poverty in America

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Atlantic Monthly Press, 1993 - Social Science - 340 pages
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Now in paperback, Tyranny of Kindness is an authoritative indictment of America's welfare system--by a former welfare mother. Theresa Funicello--who has appeared on Donahue and other programs talking about her ideas--reveals the injustices and inefficiencies of welfare, and presents a humane, sensible, cost-effective alternative.

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TYRANNY OF KINDNESS: Dismantling the Welfare System to End Poverty in America

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A welfare-mother-turned-activist's cri de coeur for ending poverty in America—by changing our attitudes toward the poor and dismantling the welfare system. Funiciello was on welfare in N.Y.C. for ... Read full review

Tyranny of kindness: dismantling the welfare system to end poverty in America

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Funiciello writes with authority--she has been a welfare mother and has lived the horrors described in her book. Rising from "dependency'' to become a welfare rights activist, government insider, and ... Read full review

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