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Allard, Scott W. 2008. "Rethinking the safety net: Gaps and instability in help for the working poor." Focus. 26(1): 27-32.

Allard, Scott W. 2007. "The Changing Face of Welfare duing the Bush Administration." Publius: The Journal of Federalism. 37(3): 304-32.

Allard, Scott W. and Sheldon Danziger. 2003. “Proximity and Opportunity : How Residence and Race Affect the Employment of Welfare Recipients.” Housing Policy Debate. 13(4): 675-700.

Allard, Scott W., Daniel Rosen, and Richard Tolman. 2003. “Access to Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Among Women Receiving Welfare in Detroit.” Urban Affairs Review. July 2003. 38(6): 787-807.

Allard, Scott W., Richard Tolman, and Daniel Rosen. 2003. “Proximity to Service Providers and Service Utilization Among Welfare Recipients: The Interaction of Place and Race.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Fall 2003. 22(4): 599-613.

Allard, Scott W., Richard Tolman, and Daniel Rosen. 2003. “The Geography of Need: Spatial Distribution of Barriers to Employment in Metropolitan Detroit.” Policy Studies Journal. August 2003. 31(3): 293-307.

Allard, Scott W. 2002. “The Urban Geography of Welfare Reform: Spatial Patterns of Caseload Dynamics in Detroit.” Social Science Quarterly. December 2002. 83(4): 1044-1062.

Allard, Scott W. and Sheldon Danziger. 2000. “Welfare Migration: Political and Empirical Realities.” Journal of Politics. May 2000. 62(2): 350-368.

Allard Scott W. 1998. “Revisiting Shapiro: Welfare Magnets and Residency Requirements in the 1960s.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Fall 1998. 28(3): 45-65.

Scott W. Allard
Associate Professor
University of Chicago  
School of Social Service Administration
sallard@uchicago.edu