Jo Anne Schneider

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Jo Anne Schneider


Creation and implementation of social welfare, workforce development, human services and health policy in the U.S.  Opportunity structures for people with disabilities, immigrants/refugees, low income families, and others at the margins.  Organizations, and the dynamics among organizations, communities, and government.

The Faith and Organizations project.

Schneider, J.A. (2013). Introduction and Comparing stewardship across Faith Based Organizations. In J.A. Schneider (Guest Editor), Faith communities in context: Special issue forum. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 42 (3), 431-441;517-539.

Schneider, J.A. (2006). Introduction and Using multi-methods ethnography to promote quality service and understand interactions among organizations: Examples from the Kenosha social capital study and neighborhood settlement house needs assessment and evaluation. In J.A. Schneider (Guest Editor), Research methods best practices. Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 16(4), 387-394;411-428.

Schneider, J.A. (2006). Social capital and welfare reform: Organizations, congregations and communities. New York: Columbia University Press.

Schneider, J.A. (2001). Introduction: Social Welfare and Welfare Reform. In J.A. Schneider, R. Bridgman, & A. Stepick (Eds.), Welfare reform. American Anthropologist, 103(3), 705-713.

Goode, J. & Schneider, J.A. (1994). Reshaping ethnic and racial relations in Philadelphia: immigrants in a divided city. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Ph.D.   Anthropology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1988

Dissertation Title: In the Big Village: Economic Adjustment and Identity Formation for Eastern European Refugees in Philadelphia, PA

M.A.     Anthropology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1986

B.A.     (Honors) Anthropology & Theatre, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR, 1979