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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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Most single parents work hard at raising their offspring, but it is no secret that
parenthood is a difficult task, especially for financially strapped, single-parent
families. Collecting child support is important because it can allow children a
Increase in Single-Parent Families The changing patterns of U.S. family life are
among the most controversial factors explaining increased social welfare
expenditures. The divorce rate has continued to gradually decline since it peaked
In 2002, 38 states used this transfer mechanism to fund child care for needy
families, down from 40 states in 2001. 108 Cuts in child care spending have been
linked to the downturn in the economy and subsequent state budget crises.
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