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Kristin Seefeldt's Select Publications

Books

Seefeldt, Kristin, and John Graham. 2013. America’s Poor and the Great Recession. Bloomington : Indiana University Press. Abstract. Public Access.

Seefeldt, Kristin. 2008. Working after welfare: how women balance jobs and family in the wake of welfare reform. Kalamazoo: W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

Journal Articles

Seefeldt, Kristin. Forthcoming. "Waiting it out: Time, action, and the process of securing benefits." Qualitative Social Work. DOI. Abstract.

Seefeldt, Kristin. 2015. "Constant Consumption Smoothing, Limited Investments, and Few Repayments: The Role of Debt in the Financial Lives of Economically Vulnerable Families." Social Service Review, 89(2): 263-300. DOI. Abstract.

Seefeldt, Kristin, and Heather Sandstrom. 2015. "When There Is No Welfare: The Income Packaging Strategies of Mothers Without Earnings or Cash Assistance Following an Economic Downturn." Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, 1(1): 139-158. Abstract. Public Access.

Guzman, T., M. Pirog, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2013. "Social Policy: What Have We Learned?" Policy Studies Journal, 41: S53-S70. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, Kristin Seefeldt, and Sarah W. Zelner (Johnson). 2012. "Housing Instability and Health: Findings from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Study." Social Science and Medicine, 75(12): 2215-2224. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, Lucie Kalousova, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2012. "Perceived job insecurity and health: the Michigan recession and recovery study." Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 54(9): 1101-1106. DOI. Abstract.

Phinney, Robin, Sheldon H. Danziger, Harold Pollack, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2007. "Housing Instability among Current and Former Welfare Recipients." American Journal of Public Health, 97(5): 832-837. DOI. Abstract.

Seefeldt, Kristin. 2007. "When work is not enough: State and federal policies to support needy workers." Social Service Review, 81(2): 357-360.

Danziger, Sheldon H., L.J. Turner, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2006. "Failing the Transition from Welfare to Work: Women Chronically Disconnected from Employment and Cash Welfare." Social Science Quarterly, 87(2): 227-249. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Cadena, Brian, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2006. "Measuring state welfare policy changes: Why don't they explain caseload and employment outcomes?" Social Science Quarterly, 87(4): 808-817. DOI. Abstract.

Pollack, Harold, Sheldon H. Danziger, Rukmalie Jayakody, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2002. "Drug Testing Welfare Recipients -- False Positives, False Negatives, Unanticipated Opportunities." Women's Health Issues, 12(1): 23-31. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Pollack, Harold, Sheldon H. Danziger, Rukmalie Jayakody, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2002. "Substance Use Among Welfare Recipients: Trends and Policy Responses." Social Service Review, 76(2): 256-274. DOI. Abstract.

Chapters

Cadena, Brian, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2008. "The Dynamics of Food Stamp Receipt after Welfare Reform." In Income Volatility and Food Assistance edited by D. Joliffe and J. Ziliak. Kalamazoo, MI: Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

Seefeldt, Kristin, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Sandra K. Danziger. 2003. "Michigan's welfare system." In Michigan at the Millennium edited by C. Ballard, et al.. 351-370. Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

Waldfogel, Jane, Sandra K. Danziger, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2001. "Welfare Reform and Lone Mother's Employment in the U.S." In Lone Parents, Employment and Social Policy: Cross National Comparisons edited by J. Millar and K. Rowlingson. Pp. 37-60. Bristol, UK: Policy Press.

Danziger, Sandra K., Mary E. Corcoran, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2000. "Barriers to the Employment of Welfare Recipients." In Prosperity for All? The Economic Boom and African Americans edited by R. Cherry and W. Rodgers. Pp. 245-278. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

PSC Reports

Burgard, Sarah, Kristin Seefeldt, and Sarah W. Zelner (Johnson). 2012. "Housing Instability and Health: Findings from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Study." PSC Research Report No. 12-749. January 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Burgard, Sarah, Lucie Kalousova, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2012. "Perceived Job Insecurity and Health: The Michigan Recession and Recovery Study." PSC Research Report No. 12-750. January 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Seefeldt, Kristin, and Pamela Smock. 2004. "Marriage on the Public Policy Agenda: What Do Policy Makers Need to Know from Research?" PSC Research Report No. 04-554. March 2004. Abstract. PDF.