By Alejandra Marchevsky
Now not operating chronicles the devastating results of the 1996 welfare reform laws that ended welfare as we all know it. in the event you now obtain public assistance, “work” potential pleading with supervisors for full-time hours, juggling ever-changing paintings schedules, and shuffling among dead-end jobs that go away one bodily and psychically exhausted.Through shiny story-telling and pointed research, now not operating profiles the daily struggles of Mexican immigrant girls within the l. a. quarter, displaying the elevated vulnerability they face within the welfare place of work and exertions industry. the recent “work first” rules now enacted impose points in time and mandate paintings standards for these receiving public tips, but fail to provide genuine task education or wanted childcare suggestions, finally inflicting many households to fall deeper under the poverty line.Not operating exhibits that the hot “welfare-to-work” regime has produced great instability and lack of confidence for those girls and their childrens. additionally, the authors argue that the hot politics of welfare let higher infringements of rights and liberty for lots of of America's so much weak and represent a very important section of the wider attack on American citizenship. briefly, the hot welfare isn't operating.