Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policy : with Research Navigator
Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policy is 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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Community Action The core of the Economic Opportunity Act was grassroots
community action programs to be carried on at the local level by public or private
nonprofit agencies , with federal financial assistance . Communities were urged
Aside from Head Start , there were no clear - cut program direction for most
community action agencies . Many of the poor believed that the program was
going to provide them with money ; they never really understood or accepted that
Affirmative Action Another aspect of equal rights is affirmative action policies
designed to achieve equality in school admissions and employment for women
and members of certain racial or ethnic groups . Affirmative action is based on the
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ONE Politics Rationalism and Social Welfare
Two Government and Social Welfare
Where to Begin
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