Peter Edelman, Not A Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America, “Criminalizing Public Benefits”
Marco Brydolf-Horwitz and Katherine Beckett, “Welfare, Punishment, and Social Marginality: Understanding the Connections”
Loïc Wacquant, Punishing the Poor: The Neoliberal Government of Social Insecurity, “Welfare ‘Reform’ as Poor Discipline and Statecraft”
François Bonnet, The Upper Limit: How Low-Wage Work Defines Punishment and Welfare, “The Great Adjustment: Punishment and Welfare in Postwar America”
Krys Maki, Ineligible: Single Mothers Under Welfare Surveillance, “A Brief History of Welfare Surveillance in Ontario”
Krys Maki, Ineligible: Single Mothers Under Welfare Surveillance, “Mapping the Welfare Surveillance Apparatus”
Joe Soss, Richard Fording, and Sanford Schram, Disciplining the Poor: Neoliberal Paternalism and the Persistent Power of Race, “Race and Federalism in Welfare’s Disciplinary Turn”
Create a timeline of the welfare state. How far back should the timeline go? What are defining moments in its development? Continue to add to the timeline while progressing through the remaining weeks.