Welfare reform is at the top of the agenda for many members of the new Congress. But, as John Dorrer observes addressing this increasingly important topic, no silver bullet for solving our welfare problems has been found. He urges welfare reformers to attempt to understand the social and economic contexts in which our welfare system operates and to move cautiously in making changes.
Dorrer, John. "From Welfare to Work: Prospects for Transition." Maine Policy Review 3.3 (1994) : 37 -45, http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/vol3/iss3/6.