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Responsible fatherhood and welfare: How states can use the new law to help children

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Bernard, Stanley
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Place Published: 
New York, NY
Published Date: 
1998
Published Date (Text): 
1998
Publication: 
Children and Welfare Reform Issue Brief
Issue Number: 
4
Year: 
1998
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This issue brief discusses those provisions in the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunities Reconciliation Act of 1996—P.L. 104-193 (PRA), and those in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (BBA) that are related to fatherhood.* It gives some suggestions to states on how to promote responsible fatherhood given the federal laws, presents some of the previous welfare laws related to fatherhood, and provides a brief overview of PRA provisions that affect fathers. (author abstract) 

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