It clear that the physical mental and social health conseuences of that poverty will be felt by society for generations to come The Angels look at the potential conseuences of legislative changes n health related federal and
welfare programs and they assess the effects that coming changes the organization and financing of medical will have on the health of poor single women and children In revealing the complexity of the situation.
state welfare programs and they assess the effects that coming changes the organization and financing of medical
Ronald J. Angel Ó 3 summaryPainful Inheritance s the first comprehensive of the mpact of single motherhood on the physical and mental health of
Women And Children Basedand children Based solid scientific nformation t documents serious long term health conseuences associated with the poverty and social disorganization n which such families often live RONALD J ANGEL AND JACUELINE L ANGEL SHOW THAT J Angel and Jacueline L Angel show that elevated health risks associated with single motherhood are largely the. Result of factors related to ncluding early motherhood and chronic poverty They demonstrate the dependency of single mothers and their on health related social programs and document how under Social Security and Medicare the old have benefited economically at the expense of the young Today poverty s concentrated among families with children a disproportionate number of which are fatherless The evidence presented here makes.