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Title Faith, Hope, and Jobs : Welfare-to-Work in Los Angeles.
Imprint Washington : Georgetown University Press, 2006.

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Description 1 online resource (241 pages)
Series Religion & Politics
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Subject Welfare recipients -- Employment -- California -- Los Angeles.
Public welfare -- Contracting out -- California -- Los Angeles.
Social service -- Contracting out -- California -- Los Angeles.
Public-private sector cooperation -- California -- Los Angeles.
Church charities -- California -- Los Angeles.
Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- California -- Los Angeles.
California -- Los Angeles.
Contents Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 THE EFFECTIVENESS MUDDLE; 2 THE STUDY; 3 CLIENT EVALUATIONS OF THEIR PROGRAMS; 4 ENABLING OUTCOMES; 5 INTERMEDIATE AND ULTIMATE OUTCOMES; 6 OBSERVATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS; Appendix A: The Questionnaire Survey; Appendix B: The Survey Instruments; Appendix C: The Faith-Based/Segmented versus Faith-Based/Integrated Distinction; Notes; Index.
Summary A front-burner issue on the public policy agenda today is the increased use of partnerships between government and nongovernmental entities, including faith-based social service organizations. In the wake of President Bush's faith-based initiative, many are still wondering about the effectiveness of these faith-based organizations in providing services to those in need, and whether they provide better outcomes than more traditional government, secular nonprofit, and for-profit organizations. In Faith, Hope, and Jobs, Stephen V. Monsma and J. Christopher Soper study the effectiveness of 17 diff.
Other Author Soper, J. Christopher.
Other Title Print version: Monsma, Stephen V. Faith, Hope, and Jobs : Welfare-to-Work in Los Angeles. Washington : Georgetown University Press, ©2006 9781589011106