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Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policyis the most comprehensive and easy-to-understand introduction to the social welfare system and social welfare policy.
This is a leading text in social welfare policy in departments of social work, political science, administration and government, and is also used in some departments of sociology. DiNitto focuses on the political aspects of policymaking; she describes the major social welfare programs, including public assistance, Social Security, disability, health insurance, and more. She also addresses racism, sexism, gay rights, and immigration in the context of social welfare policies and programs.
Additionally, it includes new and updated information on welfare reform (TANF), food stamps, managed care, disability, aging, the latest figures on poverty, and the latest information on job training and employment.
A full range of supplements includes an Instructor's Manual/Test Bank and a Computerized Test Bank. Student supplements include an Online Study Guide.
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Even in states that do comparatively well in enrolling individuals who are
homeless, such as Massachusetts, their denial rate is nearly twice the rate of the
housed population. One reason that Massachusetts does better than other states
is that ...
For example, Hawaii and Massachusetts have a separate benefit schedule for
persons whom they exempt from work. Also, some states supplement benefits for
families with special needs. 2The inflation factor used to convert July 1994
Recent developments in Vermont, New Jersey, California, and, most notably,
Massachusetts, are making that more difficult.80 In 2000, the Vermont Supreme
Court ruled that denying homosexual couples the same benefits of married
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