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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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34 Conversely, states and local governments pay for the majority of the cost (93
percent) of educating children.35 Types of Taxes How does the federal
government acquire the funds to pay for social welfare programs? The answer, of
But most people probably agree that the country is better off when the federal
government is not constantly operating in the minus column. In good times,
Congress and the president like to indulge in self-congratulatory behavior.
They feel that the fifty state governments can be more responsive to their
residents and that they create more innovation. ... Unemployment insurance is
largely a state program, though the federal government does help to extend
benefits when ...
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