Carol S. Weissert is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Program in Public Policy and Administration at Michigan State University.
Acknowledgments 1. Learning from Midwestern Leaders Carol S. Weissert 2. Welfare Reform Meets the Devolution Revolution in Ohio Charles F. Adams and Miriam S. Wilson 3. Kansas Carves Out a Middle Ground Jocelyn M. Johnston and Kara Lindaman 4. Wisconsin's W-2 Program: Welfare as We Might Come to Know It? Thomas Kaplan 5. Minnesota's Balancing Act: Boosting Work Incentives and Job Readiness While Controlling Costs Thomas F. Luce, Jr. 6. Michigan's Welfare Reform: Generous But Tough Carol S. Weissert 7. Concluding Comments: Welfare Reform and Governance Thomas L. Gais About the Authors Index