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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Policymakers may also continue existing policies because of uncertainty about
the consequences of completely new or different policies . It is safer to stick with
known programs when the consequences of new programs cannot be accurately
Many are working , but in low - wage jobs , and many continue to live in poverty .
Welfare leavers often do not receive the support services to which they are
entitled . Some TANF recipients have multiple barriers to work and leave welfare
This provision was enacted so that low - income families would continue to have
access to healthcare . There are some options that states can use to increase or
decrease their previous AFDC income and resource standards if they wish .
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ONE Politics Rationalism and Social Welfare
Two Government and Social Welfare
Where to Begin
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