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From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Felice Davidson Perlmutter


Using a case example of how Pennsylvania Blue Shield trained, hired, and retained several hundred welfare recipients on its work force, this book offers a success story and a broad discussion of welfare reform, public policy, and corporate social responsibility. It also offers a practical explanation of the specific steps needed to establish such a program, including corporate tax incentives, business and government collaborations, and the special needs of welfare recipients. The book demonstrates that it is possible for corporate America to combine bottom-line goals with socially responsible ... More

Keywords: Pennsylvania Blue Shield, welfare, welfare reform, public policy, corporate social responsibility, tax incentives

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780195110159
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Felice Davidson Perlmutter, author
Temple University