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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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The U.S. Department of Labor is the federal agency responsible for the major
public job training and employment programs. In 1933 the U.S. Employment
Service (USES) was established under the Wagner- Peyser Act to help the
millions of ...
At 18 months the earnings of adult women assigned to the JTPA services group
increased by an average of $539 or 7.2 percent more than the control group (
those not assigned to JTPA services) , and employment among the women
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) During his terms in office, President Clinton
pledged to "make the welfare office look more like an employment office" and to "
make work pay." To do this, Clinton, like President George H. W. Bush before him
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Two Government and Social Welfare
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