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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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More Uninsured as Health Care Costs Rise In 2004, 45.8 million individuals in
the U.S. (15.7 percent of the ... These figures cover individuals with no health
insurance at any time during the year and exclude those that were covered for
part of ...
In addition, the uninsured population is a moving target, because unemployment
often leaves some without coverage. Public health insurance for all but older
Americans is no better. An individual insured by Medicaid today may not be
According to Families USA, the average cost of individual coverage was about
$225 a month in 2000 and $600 a month for a family.97 Only one in five eligible
for COBRA continued their health insurance through their previous employer.
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