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Judy Hennessy

Judy HennessyTeaching and Research Interests

My research interests focus on gender and poverty, specifically low-income women, work and family and welfare reform. My teaching interests are welfare policy, gender, intersection of work and family life.


Hennessy, Judith and Alison Cliath. 2004. "You've Come a Long Way Baby: Citizens at Conception? Prenatal Personhood and SCHIP Eligibility." American Behavioral Scientist. Vol 47 (11):1428-1447.

Hennessy, Judith Welfare, Work and Family Well-Being: A Comparative Analysis of Welfare and Employment Status for Single Female- Headed Families Post- TANF. Sociological Perspectives. Vol 48 (1):77-104