US Fertility Prevention as Poverty Prevention: An Empirical Question and Social Justice Issue.

Romero, Diana.

Agénor, Madina.


  • This paper examines the impact of the US welfare reform family-cap policy on the childbearing decisions of poor and low-income women by posing two complementary questions, both placed within a broader historical context. Specifically, it raises an empirical question pertaining to the family cap's effectiveness and a social justice question pertaining to the policy's ethical and legal justification ... read more
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  • Romero, D., & Agénor, M. (2009). US Fertility Prevention as Poverty Prevention. Women's Health Issues, 19(6), 355-364. doi:10.1016/j.whi.2009.08.004.
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