Access to Opportunity:  Place, Poverty, and Social Service Provision in the U.S.  
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Research

"Place, Race, and Access to the Safety Net," in The Colors of Poverty: Why Racial and Ethnic Disparities Persist, eds. Ann Chih Lin and David R. Harris (Russell Sage Foundation, 2008).

Allard, Scott W. 2008. "Helping Hands for the Working Poor: The Role of Nonprofits in Today's Safety Net." Paper presented at the 2008 West Coast Poverty Center conference, “Old Assumptions, New Realities: Economic Security for Working Families in the 21st Century,” University of Washington, September 10‐12, 2008.

Allard, Scott W. 2008. "Accessibility and Stability of Nonprofit Service Providers: Faith-based and Community-based Organizations in Urban and Rural America." White House Faith-Based and Community Initiative Conference on Research,
Outcomes & Evaluation.

Allard, Scott W. and Jessica Cigna. 2008. "Access to Social Services in Rural America: The Geography of the Safety Net in the Rural West." RUPRI Rural Poverty Research Center Working Paper.

Allard, Scott W. 2007. "Getting There or Losing Out: Place, Race, and Access to the Safety Net." West Coast Poverty Center Working Paper.

Allard, Scott W. 2007. "Mismatches and Unmet Needs: Access to Social Services in Urban and Rural America." Working Paper.

Allard, Scott W. 2004. “Access to Social Services: The Changing Urban Geography of Poverty and Service Provision.” The Brookings Institution, Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy, Survey Series.

Allard, Scott W. 2001. “Place, Race and Work: The Dynamics of Welfare Reform in Metropolitan Detroit.” The Brookings Institution, Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy, Survey Series.

Scott W. Allard
Professor
Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs  
University of Washington
sallard@uw.edu