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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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Much attention has been paid to how best to calculate the value of in-kind
benefits, and most serious students of social welfare think they should be
included.17 Calculating the value of food stamp benefits is relatively
straightforward. The cash ...
LU rity and other government pensions (such as military retirement), but who paid
into the Social Security system for only a short time, may receive lower Social
Security benefits under a new formula. Better news is that by 2008 those who ...
Some have increased TANF benefits, but five states and the District of Columbia
actually reduced benefits below their 1994 level. Between 1994 and 2003, the
real value of cash TANF benefits continued to decline in most states. The greatest
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