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CalWORKs Sanction Policies in Four Counties: Practices, Attitudes, and Knowledge - Detailed Research Findings

  • Author(s): Bagdasaryan, Sofya
  • Matthias, Ruth
  • Ong, Paul
  • Houston, Douglas
  • et al.
Abstract

Detailed research findings of a process analysis drawn from site visits to four focus counties (Alameda, Fresno, Kern and San Diego) that examines how the counties implemented sanctions under CalWORKs, including how the counties conveyed sanction policies to recipients, how well recipients understood sanctions, recipients’ experiences with sanction and compliance processes, and how counties attempted to prevent or “cure” sanctions.

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