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Harrell Rodgers

PGH 406

Research Interests

Public policy
American poverty
Political communication
Executive-legislative relations
Research methods 

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Biographical Summary

Rodgers is a policy analyst who focuses on poverty and social welfare, public finance and political economy in the Western world. His work is published in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, American Politics Quarterly,Western Political Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly and many other journals and books. His most recent works include Poor Women, Poor Children: American Poverty in the 90s;and with Tom DeGregori, Poverty Policy in Developing Nations.


Ph.D., Univeristy of Iowa

Selected Publications

Harrell Rodgers, American Poverty in a New Era of Reform (Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2000). April, 2000.

Harrell Rodgers, "The Effects of Welfare on Children Living Out-of-Home," Social Science Quarterly, 2000.

Harrell Rodgers, "The Feminization of Poverty," in George T. Kurian and Graham Molitor (eds.), Encyclopedia of the Future. New York, New York: Macmilliam Publishing Company, 1995.