Publications

Moving Beyond Poverty: Effects of Low-Wage Work on Individual, Social, and Family Well-Being – Jeffrey Shook, Sara Goodkind, Rafael Engel, Sandra Wexler, & Kess L. Ballentine. (2020). Families in Society: Journal of Contemporary Social Services [Special Issue], 101(3), 249-259.

The Hardships of Living on Low Wages: “It is Truly a Struggle to Survive” – Sandra Wexler, Rafael J. Engel, Helen E. Petracchi, Elizabeth Steiner. (2020). Families in Society: Journal of Contemporary Social Services [Special Issue], 101(3), 275-288.

From Scarcity to Investment: The Range of Strategies Used by Low-income Parents. Ballentine, K.L., Goodkind, & S., Shook, J. (2020). Families in Society: Journal of Contemporary Social Services [Special Issue], 101(3), 260-274.

“We’re not the Enemy and We’re not Asking for the World”: Low-wage Hospital Service Workers’ Advocacy for Fair Wages – Sandra Wexler, Rafael J. Engel, Tal Laufer, & Elizabeth Steiner. (2020). Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, XLVII, 123-148. 

Relationships among material hardships, perceived stress, and health among low-wage hospital workers – Jihee Woo, Kess Ballentine, Jeffrey Shook, Rafael Engel, & Sara Goodkind. (In press). Health and Social Work.

When is Enough Income Really enough? Differences in Material Hardships by a Living Wage Threshold. Engel, R.J., Wexler, S., Kim, S., Shook, J., Woo, J., Ballentine, K.L., Goodkind, S., & Petracchi, H. (2020). (Under review)

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