The Health Threats of Welfare Stigma
Researchers found that people with high levels of need were scared away from applying for Medicaid and welfare benefits by stigma.
When “Welfare Reform” Meant Expanding Benefits
50 years ago, Republican politicians proposed, and sometimes won, welfare reform programs that were actually more comprehensive.
Why Welfare Reform Didn’t End Welfare Stigma
20 years after welfare reform, stigma surrounding cash benefits remains.